HTML in XML
ldodds at INGENTA.COM
Thu Dec 20 14:07:29 CET 2001
> <species_comments>The nature of <i>Carcinus maenas</i> is blah blah
> What I would like to do is have this attribute parsed using XSL and retain
> the formatting over species names. When the text is processed normally the
> HTML tags are dropped.
That's because you're hitting the default template rules, which strips elements
but retains their content.
> If it is kept as CDATA the tags are not dropped but
> also not processed.
If you mean you've got <i>Carcinus maenas</i> or something similar,
then the XSLT processor won't treat them as tags, but text.
>Any clues how to handle this?
You need a template rule that copies over the contents of this element
into the result tree unchanged.
This should copy the contents unchanged (including attributes) into the
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