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RE: [xsl] default meta tag Revisted
Date: 9/4/2001 9:14:00 AM
I am trying to develop a single XSL stylesheet which can handle a number of languages. Is there a way of using a parameter or some other method for the value of the encoding attribute in the XSL? i.e. something like this? - <xsl:output encoding="$param"/> Instead of hard-coding i.e. <xsl:output encoding="iso-8859-6"/>, which would then require me to have separate stylesheets for each language that has different encoding (namely Arabic and Chinese). Thanks. Tanzila -----Original Message----- From: owner-xsl-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:owner-xsl-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx]On Behalf Of David Carlisle Sent: 04 September 2001 14:33 To: xsl-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx Subject: Re: [xsl] default meta tag?? > The problem is in the output - the duplicate meta tag, is there a default > setting that I am missing? How do I remove the following? > > <META http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=UTF-8"> You don't want to remove that: You want to remove the other one (which is wrong) The meta element has to specify the encoding that is used in the document. The XSL engine chooses the encoding it wants to use, and automatically adds the correct meta tag. if you just output the meta tag for iso-8859-6, the document will not be written out in that encoding, so it will just be wrong information for the browser. If you want to output the file in iso-8859-6 then use <xsl:output encoding="iso-8859-6"/> then _if_ your XSL engine supports that encoding, it will output the file in that encoding and add a meta element specifying that encoding. David _____________________________________________________________________ This message has been checked for all known viruses by Star Internet delivered through the MessageLabs Virus Scanning Service. For further information visit http://www.star.net.uk/stats.asp or alternatively call Star Internet for details on the Virus Scanning Service. XSL-List info and archive: http://www.mulberrytech.com/xsl/xsl-list XSL-List info and archive: http://www.mulberrytech.com/xsl/xsl-list