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From "Douglas Brown" <Doug.Br...@shadysoft.com>
Subject RE: Indent-Task
Date Mon, 20 Oct 2003 18:06:27 GMT
"tidy" works pretty well for most XML. It sometimes gets confused with
entity declarations but most everything else seems to work ok.

http://tidy.sourceforge.net


-----Original Message-----
From: Mike Castle [mailto:dalgoda@ix.netcom.com] 
Sent: Monday, October 20, 2003 1:43 PM
To: ant-user@jakarta.apache.org
Subject: Re: Indent-Task

In article <3F905128.608@yahoo.de>, J.Pietschmann <user@ant.apache.org>
wrote:
>Mike Castle wrote:
>Use the XSLT task with a copy style sheet and indent="yes".
>Not guaranteed to work though, because indenting XML while
>preserving semantics can be very tricky (no universal rules
>where whitespace matters).


Ahh, good point.  Fortunately, the .xml files I'm interested in are pretty
white space resilient.  Only issues are comment formatting.

Cheers,
mrc
-- 
     Mike Castle      dalgoda@ix.netcom.com      www.netcom.com/~dalgoda/
    We are all of us living in the shadow of Manhattan.  -- Watchmen
fatal ("You are in a maze of twisty compiler features, all different"); --
gcc

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