Re: [xep-support] preventing line breaks before punctuation

From: David Tolpin <>
Date: Mon Oct 30 2006 - 06:57:23 PST

On Mon, 30 Oct 2006 18:39:53 +0400, Geoff Levner <>

> I agree with you, in theory. But in fact, XSLT is very poorly
> equipped for dealing with this problem, which is essentially to
> replace all occurrences of a regular expression in a string with
> another regular expression. And to provide a full solution for the
> problem -- which involves detecting cases where the space(s) and the
> punctuation mark are separated by XML markup -- would call for some
> truly gnarly XSLT code.


a simple XSLT extension to do just that will be fast to implement and to


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