Re: [xsl] Formatting XSL for XML to CSV translation

Subject: Re: [xsl] Formatting XSL for XML to CSV translation
From: David Carlisle <davidc@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 18 Sep 2003 17:19:12 +0100

  2) Process the rows like this.  For clarity I ignore the need to
  suppress the last trailing comma, then later I deal with it -

  <xsl:template match="row">
  	<xsl:apply-templates select='@*' mode='fields'/>
  	<xsl:text>&#10;</xsl:text> <!-- or any other characters you

Ypu should add an xsl:sort here (eg on name()) as otherwise your columns
will come out in arbitrary order, and possibly different orders
on each row.

> However, the
> order should not be important because with a relational database, 

but in a csv file if each row has things in a different order how can
you know which field is which?


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