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Forum OpenACS Q&A: Anybody have the code to apply_xsl?

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Posted by Barry Books on
In the original 4.0 version from aD there was a java function that could apply a stylesheet to an XML clob field. I dug thru my old code and CVS and I can find the docs but not the code.

If you hava a copy can you either post it or send it to me.

thanks

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Posted by Dave Bauer on
You can use ns_xml or tDOM (whichever you are using) to apply XSL stylesheets. Maybe we can add that to the XML abstraction procedures.
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Posted by Barry Books on
I'm trying to build a pdf from xml in the database and put it back into the database. It seems a bit silly to pull it out and then put it back in because I need to batch about 20,000 of them every night.
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Posted by Bart Teeuwisse on
Barry,

if you find yourself taking the tDOM road, you can find an example of using tDOM for XSL conversion in http://cvs.openacs.org/cvs/openacs-4/contrib/packages/irc-logger/tcl/irc-logger-procs.tcl?view=auto&rev=1.6.

Including a custom Tcl function used in the transformation.

/Bart

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Posted by Andrei Popov on
As long as XML that is being pulled out is a valid one, yes...  Otherwise it might be advisable to pipe it through something like Tidy to at least close out tags and replace &'s <'s, >'s, etc. with named entities.  If that "XML" is user-drivven, there might be a problem.