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Re: Question re: unwanted whitespace and html output

It definitely is peculiar output.  Currently we are using Xalan and Xerces 
for XML and XSL processing.  I will check into any issues that may be 
processor related.  Thanks for the info.

>From: Jeni Tennison <mail@jenitennison.com>
>Reply-To: Jeni Tennison <mail@jenitennison.com>
>To: Mike Freestone <mikefreestone@hotmail.com>
>CC: xml-dev@lists.xml.org
>Subject: Re: Question re: unwanted whitespace and html output
>Date: Mon, 23 Jul 2001 12:39:19 +0100
>Hi Mike,
>XSLT questions are best addressed to XSL-List at
> > Example of current html output:
> >
> > ... some text <span class="smtext_bold">
> > exit
> > </span>
> > , some more text that has a comma ...
> >
> > Notice that the span tags and following text is on separate lines.
>This is very peculiar output given your source and XSLT.
>One thing that might help is if you remove the template that you
>currently have matching text nodes, which gives the value of the text
>node with escaping-on-output disabled. I doubt very much that you want
>to have output escaping disabled, since it runs the risk of giving
>non-well-formed XML output.
>But the only thing that I can think of that would cause the result
>that you're seeing is if you have an xml:space attribute set to
>'preserve' on the document element of your stylesheet (xsl:stylesheet
>or xsl:transform). If you have such an attribute, then remove it and
>things should work properly.
>Otherwise, it could be a bug in the processor or in the code calling
>it - what XSLT processor are you using?
>Jeni Tennison

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