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Re: [xml-dev] Schematron and apostrophes

* Paul Spencer wrote:
>I have a rule in Schematron 1.5 to test for characters outside those allowed
>in a text string (I have shortened the list of characters here):
><report test="@AddressFormat='BS7666' and
>string-length(translate(add:*/add:Description,'?@%&apos;&amp;()*+,-. ',''))
>&gt; 0">A BS7666 AON description must only contain the specified
>The problem I have is with the &apos;. This is the result of the
>transformation using skeleton1-5.xslt:
><xsl:if test="@AddressFormat='BS7666' and
>string-length(translate(add:*/add:Description,'?@%'&amp;()*+,-. ','')) &gt;
>The problem is that the apostrophe entity has been resolved. I had wondered
>whether I need to escape it again (&amp;apos;), but the ampersand entity is
>not resolved, so this does not work either. Swapping the apostrophe and
>quote delimiters does not help.

Well, that should help unless you are trying to use both ' and " in the
string. If you need that, you have to use concat(...) or a variable. I'd
think you can use <sch:param name='apos' value='&apos;' ... or so and
then use $apos in the expression.
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