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From Ross Gardler <>
Subject Re: Fw: Forrestbot + SVN = mixed line-endings in HTML
Date Fri, 03 Mar 2006 14:43:44 GMT
Gav.... wrote:
> erm, sent this 12 hours ago to user@ , never got there so posting it here.
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Gav...." 
> <>
> To: <>
> Sent: Friday, March 03, 2006 7:17 AM
> Subject: Re: Forrestbot + SVN = mixed line-endings in HTML
>> Just a passing comment that may not have relevence.
>> In one of my user forums, someone who is much better at xslt than me
>> stated not to
>> use <xsl:copy> with xslt 1.0 .
>> I have asked him why he thinks this, and pointed him to the XALANJ-656
>> issue to
>> see whether he thinks it relevent or not in this case.
> Just adding, I think he may be talking about specific xsl:copy methods
> introduced in 2.0, but it was interesting he recomended using
> apply-templates instead of. Would using apply-templates in this case
> be a viable alternative to try or not. Apologies for showing my ignorance
> here, still haven't got my head round xsl yet.

Apply templates is not really an option. It can be done, of course, But 
creates a maintenance problem. One of the reasons for using an internal 
format that is as close as possible to XHTML is so that we don't have to 
   create templates for every single element in the transformation process.


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