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From Joerg Heinicke <joerg.heini...@gmx.de>
Subject Re: Bug in Transformer?
Date Thu, 15 Jan 2004 21:39:26 GMT
On 15.01.2004 19:38, Morley Howell wrote:

> Ok good, someone else is seeing this, so I'm not going crazy!
> 
> I tried the concat in my stylesheet and it worked - thanks a million Jorg!
> 
> I view this as a work-around though. You would still have the problem if you
> were using the session transformer, since there is no concat capability
> there. I don't know much about SAX, but I believe that having multiple calls
> to characters() for a single element is valid. If so, then this looks like a
> bug to me.

Yes, it looks like a bug. Can you add it to bugzilla including the 
simple testcase of XSLT and a DOM transformer?

> PS: Apologies for the duplicate post, I realized that I was not subscribed
> to the list with the email address I'm using at the moment, so I thought the
> first post wouldn't go through.

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Joerg

>>-----Original Message-----
>>From: news [mailto:news@sea.gmane.org]On Behalf Of Jorg Heymans
>>
>>
>>I can confirm this behaviour. I got around it by using concat in my
>>stylesheet to cat the nodes into one node.
>>
>>Whether it's a bug or feature i don't know.
>>
>>
>>
>>Morley Howell wrote:
>>
>>>Hi all,
>>>
>>>It appears that the AbstractDOMTransformer (ADT) has a bug in the way it
>>>handles SAX events. If it receives multiple calls to
>>
>>characters() between
>>
>>>calls to startElement() and endElement(), the DOM Node that it
>>
>>produces only
>>
>>>has the data from the first call to characters(), and the data
>>
>>from the rest
>>
>>>of the calls to characters() is lost.
>>>
>>>One way to duplicate this problem is to set up an XSLT transform that
>>>outputs a single tag whose value is generated by multiple
>>
>>xsl:value-of tags.
>>
>>>This causes the condition of multiple calls to characters(),
>>
>>and the problem
>>
>>>ensues if you use the ADT downstream of the xslt transformer.
>>
>>The problem
>>
>>>also occurs if you use the session transformer in a similar
>>
>>way, ie. output
>>
>>>a single tag whose value is generated by multiple
>>
>>session:getxml tags. See
>>
>>>the thread 'Losing XML data in the pipeline' on this list for
>>
>>an example.
>>
>>>I'm not sure that this is a bug in Cocoon itself, or whether it
>>
>>might be a
>>
>>>bug in Xerces, Xalan, or even the JRE. Can anyone shed any
>>
>>light on this?
>>
>>>Thanks,
>>>
>>>Morley


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