Subject: Re: [xsl] Testing for following text()|
From: Sascha Mantscheff <922492@xxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 01 Nov 2007 17:54:07 +0100
Thank you both for your time and suggestions. Yes, I stumbled in my test across the white-space node and had to insert the strip-space instruction for getting the desired results. Ken's suggestion with normalize-space() is of course more elegant, being independent of context and configuration. Am Donnerstag, den 01.11.2007, 14:37 +0000 schrieb Andrew Welch: > > Yes, I'm quite sure. It was obvious by visually inspecting the > > sample input XML ... there are so many text nodes there. Did you run > > your own suggestion as a test? > > I did... but for some reason the -sall switch was set for Saxon, and > my brain wasn't working, so I just trusted the output. > > > I was only trying to help. If I've misunderstood the original > > poster's question, then I withdraw my suggestion and I apologize. > > no I should apologize Ken, this is such a basic thing... for some > reason at that point I thought whitespace text nodes wouldn't be > matched by text() - it dawned on me soon after :-/ > > I've been learning the JPA these past few days, that's my excuse...