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Re: [xsl] How To Map From Hierarchy to Wrapped Text Sequences?

From: "G. Ken Holman" <gkholman@-------------------->
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Date: 4/10/2008 3:16:00 PM
At 2008-04-10 09:42 -0500, Eliot Kimber wrote:
<p>Some text <i>italic text <b>now bold italic</b> back to 
italic</i> more text</p>



In the INCX representation of this, each text string with distinct 
formatting is separately wrapped as a "text run", making the above into:



<txsr><pcnt>Some text </pcnt></txsr>
<txsr><pcnt>italic text </pcnt></txsr>
<txsr><pcnt>now bold italic</pcnt></txsr>
<txsr><pcnt> back to italic</pcnt></txsr>
<txsr><pcnt> more text& #x0a;</pcnt></txsr>

(INCX details omitted for simplicity)



An INCX file is essentially just a long sequence of txsr elements.

Doesn't the following address this for you implicitly:



  <xsl:template match="text()">
    <txsr>
       <!--check ancestry for attributes-->
       <pcnt>
          <!--check ancestry for attributes-->
          <xsl:value-of select="."/>
       </pcnt>
    </txsr>
  </xsl:template>

Granted looking up the ancestry is slow, but using XSLT 2 you could 
stuff tunnel parameters with cues and then check tunnelled values to 
know what ancestry has been encountered ... that speeds things up tremendously.



I hope this helps, or at least gives a direction to look in.



. . . . . . . . . . . Ken




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