Dan Sheppard wrote:
> It can be, in practice, very difficult to check things like text node
> contents (say, things enclosed in a particular kinds of parenthesis)
> in a portable way in XSLT.
can you give an example of what you have in mind here?
> Also, if you want to go by visual appearance rather than by requiring
> applied style (authors /do/ have a way of finding incredibly odd ways
> of achieving visual effects), working out the visual style of a
> particular character range is non-trivial from ODT via XSLT because
> the information is spread across multiple documents. I've tried this
> in XSLT and it took many times the effort of a bit of perl. Unless
> there's a trick I'm missing.
yes, you _are_ missing a trick :-}. See my previous post about a simple
identify transform filter
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