Re: [xsl] curly quotes in XML

Subject: Re: [xsl] curly quotes in XML
From: Wendell Piez <wapiez@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 10 May 2002 11:45:04 -0400
But I'm afraid Cihan might be talking about a case in which he has "smart quotes" in tags, in lieu of the correct "dumb quotes" (paired " or ' characters).

If this is the case, Cihan, your XML is lying to you: it's not XML, but merely almost-XML. An XML parser won't parse it.

Pre-process it with the string-processing language of your choice, such as Perl, Python or sed. It can't be done in XSLT.

(Trying to exercise his own mind-reading powers),

At 11:03 AM 5/10/2002, David wrote:
> What is the best way to get rid of curly quotes/smart quotes in XML to
> XML transformation. I have no control over incoming XML document.

replace by nothing or replace by straight quotes?


will replace the left and right " by '


will remove them,


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