RE: [xsl] string replace with ­

Subject: RE: [xsl] string replace with ­
From: "Miller, James V (CRD)" <millerjv@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 5 Nov 2001 08:17:45 -0500
Thanks.  This was an encoding problem.

This problem arose here because I have a single XSLT file outputting multiple HTML and XML files.  It
looks like I can only set the xsl:output parameters once, as opposed to setting them for each
specific output file. So a bad guess initially, caused the problem mentioned before.

Perhaps this is just a design problem on my part but how do people handle outputting multiple files
that are different types (XML, HTML) from a single XSL file?

I am processing a single XML file into several HTML renditions and into one XML file that summarizes
the first XML file.  Should I be using multiple XSL files so that I can properly manage the output
file types?  I have been avoiding that since it would require reading the input XML file multiple

-----Original Message-----
From: David Carlisle [mailto:davidc@xxxxxxxxx]
Sent: Friday, November 02, 2001 7:19 PM
To: xsl-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: [xsl] string replace with &shy;

  should have been translated to 

  but becomes


did you really mean an A or was it an accented A? In the latter case 
you are presumably writing out the file in utf-8 encoding in which case
most characters in that range are encoded as multiple bytes the first of
which looks like an accented A if you mis-read the file in a latin-1

As I mentioned this is discussed often at length on any thread about
nbsp. But basically either correct the configuration of your browser so
it recognises utf-8, or write out the file in latin-1 by adding
<xsl:output encoding="iso-8859-1"/> to your stylesheet.


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