RE: [xsl] Beginner's question

Subject: RE: [xsl] Beginner's question
From: "Michael Kay" <mhkay@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 12 Jul 2001 09:45:33 +0100
> Suppose I have an XML document with a complex DTD. The DTD
> contains a tag
> deep in the hierarchy called <code>. How would I transform
> the XML doc to
> another XML doc that was identical except for having the
> <code> tag removed?
> I said it was a simple question!
It is.

Use the identity template rule (see section 7.5 of the XSLT spec) for most
elements, and override it with the empty template rule for code elements:

<xsl:template match="code"/>

Mike Kay
Software AG

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