Re: [xslt] Why is an invalid stylesheet parameter value not an error?

On Mon, Apr 21, 2008 at 10:03:53PM +0300, Roumen Petrov wrote:
> Vincent Lefevre wrote:
> > On 2008-04-21 10:19:25 -0400, Daniel Veillard wrote:
> >> On Tue, Apr 15, 2008 at 01:28:45PM +0200, Vincent Lefevre wrote:
> > [...]
> [SNIP]
> > This really depends on where the arguments come from. If the encoding
> > of the arguments is regarded as fixed (to UTF-8) by xsltproc and the
> > user types the arguments, then this will work under UTF-8 locales,
> > but not under ISO-8859-1 locales, for instance. So, the process is
> > non-predictable in this case too. That's why I suggested an option.
> > 
> > If the call to xsltproc appears in a shell script and the user wants
> > predictability, then the script should switch to fixed locales at the
> > beginning, in general C or POSIX locales. As 8-bit characters aren't
> > defined in such locales, accepting UTF-8 encoded strings could be OK
> > in these locales (there would be no clash with what the user types).
> > 
> If I remember well xsltproc program code don't call setlocale and in 
> this case program run in "C" locale :-/ (Now I don't have time to check 
> program code).

  Certainly true. None of the libxml2 or libxslt code ever touch the
locale. And I intent to keep it that way,


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