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From Joerg Heinicke <>
Subject Re: DO NOT REPLY [Bug 27600] - syntax for unique rows in repeater binding
Date Wed, 17 Mar 2004 19:54:49 GMT
On 17.03.2004 19:11, Bruno Dumon wrote:

>>Ok, asking the list: in which way shall we handle the update in the 
>>repeater syntax?

> e) Use a text-based search and replace. This preserves the layout of the
> XML (which I consider to be rather important since these files are
> mostly hand-edited).

I saw how easy this was for replacing the namespaces, but how shall this 
work for replacing attributes with child elements? Have a look at the 
stylesheet tools/src/cforms-repeater-syntax.xsl for the logic I use at 
the moment. Even if you remove the handling of the short time 
intermediate wb:unique-row: is this really doable through search and 

The layout of the XML is also preserved by the stylesheet as everything 
in the source is copied to the output. Xalan only removes whitespaces 
outside of the root element.

Try it yourself by just hitting 'Enter' on all questions, the replacing 
is tested on the Woody block sources and copied to 


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