[xsl] copy-of vs value-of

Subject: [xsl] copy-of vs value-of
From: "Guy" <guy@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 15 Nov 2006 09:51:37 -0500
I have the following fragment of XML:

<description>This is a <b>bold</b> description</description>

I find that if I use:
<xsl:value-of select="description"/>

I get "This is a bold description"

And if I use:
<xsl:copy-of select="description"></xsl:copy-of>
I get "<description>This is a <b>bold</b> description</description>"
(which includes the <description> tags"

But what I want is:
"This is a <b>bold</b> description"
i.e. with the <b> tags but without the <description> tags.

Any ideas?

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