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From Joerg Heinicke <>
Subject Re: XSLT select: does case matter in tag cames?
Date Fri, 02 Aug 2002 16:40:58 GMT
Yes, in the whole XML world size matters. The behaviour you describe is 
really strange. It never encountered to me.



Alan Hodgkinson wrote:
> Dear All,
> WARNING: I'm a Cocoon newbie..
> I'm implementing an XSLT transformation that generates HTML 
>>from XML.
> It all works fine except that the XML that gets generated has 
> some tags with names in upper case (Yeah, it's lame. I'm 
> trying to extend somone else's code). 
> When using my Cocoon pipeline and XSLT sheet, and tries to 
> match on those tags using a select with the upper case version 
> of the tag name, it never matches. However, when I try matching 
> with lower case to so the select, it works fine.
> E.g. in the generated XML I have:
>   <category>
>     <NAME>some name</NAME>
>     ...
> In my XSLT sheet, I have:
>  <xsl:template ..that matches on 'category'..
>    <xsl:value-of select="NAME">
> This never matches unless I use the string "name", instead of
> "NAME" in the select. This wouldn't bother me, except that when
> I'm debugging the XSLT transformation on the command line, the
> lower case doesn't match.
>>>From what I remember of XML and XSLT (the xalan processor anyways), 
> size matters ;). Is there some Cocoon 'feature' or 'option' that's 
> tryng to help me out?
> Many thanks in advance,
> Alan Hodgkinson
> Luzern, Switzerland


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