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From "Oleg Dulin" <o...@configurecode.com>
Subject RE: FW: case insensitive transformation
Date Fri, 28 May 2004 14:03:04 GMT
You could just write a simple XSL that does this transformation.

Or feed your input through sed or something.

Oleg

-----Original Message-----
From: rlipi [mailto:rlipi@centrum.cz] 
Sent: Friday, May 28, 2004 9:56 AM
To: xalan-j-users@xml.apache.org
Subject: RE: FW: case insensitive transformation

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Joseph Kesselman [mailto:keshlam@us.ibm.com]
> Sent: Friday, May 28, 2004 3:32 PM
> To: rlipi
> Cc: xalan-j-users@xml.apache.org
> Subject: Re: FW: case insensitive transformation
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> Brief answer: No, XSLT and Xalan have no case-insensitive mode, and I
> don't
> think it would be appropriate to add one.
> 
> You can achieve this result, if you really need it, by rewriting all
your
> match and select expressions to perform explicit string tests on node
> names
> in the predicates rather than using normal name-and-axis steps. For
> example, you could replace "@foo" with something like
> 
>       "@*["FOO"=translate(local-name(),
>                   "abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz",
>                   "ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ")]
> 
> A better answer might be to run your source document through a case-
> folding
> filter before styling it.
> 

I agree. I need to transform all element and attribute names to lower
case. Do you know about any particular case-folding filter that supports
it?

Thank you,
Lipi.

> An even better answer would be to fix the source document. Case is
> meaningful in XML. Get used to that, because XSLT is far from the only
> tool
> which will complain when you're sloppy.
> 
> 
> ______________________________________
> Joe Kesselman, IBM Next-Generation Web Technologies: XML, XSL and
more.
> "The world changed profoundly and unpredictably the day Tim Berners
Lee
> got bitten by a radioactive spider." -- Rafe Culpin, in r.m.filk
> 



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