[XML-SIG] Removing insignificant whitespace
brian at sweetapp.com
Wed Sep 1 11:30:28 CEST 2004
Thomas B. Passin wrote:
> True. I probably misunderstood the question. Once you run normalize(),
> you don't have whitespace-only nodes in content anymore (unless the
> content is only whitespace, that is) - those nodes have been absorbed
> into other content nodes.
Yes, but whitespace-only nodes are very common in XML formatted for
human consumption e.g.
I count 3 whitespace-only nodes (even after normalize). Those nodes are
not useful to the application some I'm wondering about the canonical
way of removing them (without writing the [admittedly simple] code myself).
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