RE: [xsl] Tokenizing nodes instead of strings

Subject: RE: [xsl] Tokenizing nodes instead of strings
From: "Michael Kay" <michael.h.kay@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 10 May 2002 17:57:53 +0100
> a.) Can the Saxon or Xalan function "tokenize" be used to break up 
> something larger than a string? Basically, can it split a *Node* in 
> two, as opposed to a string, like maybe around a linebreak character.

It works on a string. Of course this can be the string-value of a node,
or the concatenation of the string-values of lots of nodes.
> b) If "tokenize" can be used in this way, can you use Xpath to find 
> and process the new pieces of the old node in separate ways.
You probably want to put the pieces together onto a new tree (a "result
tree fragment") and use the xx:node-set() function to process this new

Michael Kay
Software AG
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