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Re: xml space and entities

From: Peter Flynn <peter.nosp@-.--------.-->
Date: 5/7/2006 10:16:00 PM

Hoobert wrote:
> Hi,
> I have the following xml entries:
> <!DOCTYPE xsl:stylesheet [
> <!ENTITY lt "<text disable-output-escaping='yes'>&amp;#3C;</text>">
> ]>
> ...
> <elem> X&lt;Y </elem>
> ...
> Then I use xsl (<xsl:value-of select="elem"/>) to print it.
> But the output looks like:
> X
> Y
> If I change elem to <elem> X&lt; Y </elem> the output is:
> X< Y
> But there is unwanted space...
> I don't want to remove all spaces because before X&lt;Y may be some 
> sentences.
> How to cope with this issue ?

Design your document type properly first?



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