Subject: Re: [xsl] text() vs xs:string serialization (was: Re: [xsl] text extraction)|
From: "Andrew Welch" <andrew.j.welch@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 12 Oct 2006 15:29:19 +0100
Am I correct in my understanding that the reason the stylesheet below works, separating each item from the <xsl:sequence/> with a single whitespace character, is due to
where a sequence of strings will be padded, but a sequence of text nodes will not be?
Adjacent text nodes get merged before atomization, resulting in a sequence of length one, so no separator is needed.
returns "bar bar" because there are two items in the sequence which get atomized as strings and output with the default separator of a single space between each item.
returns two text nodes that get merged into a single text node, resulting in a sequence of length 1: