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jdom XSLTransformer

Donald Winston

Joined: Jul 16, 2010
Posts: 16
It appears to use jdom stylesheet transformations the result of the transform must also be a Document. What if I want to generate plain text? Or non xml conforming html?
Paul Clapham

Joined: Oct 14, 2005
Posts: 19973

You're right about how it appears. As the API documentation says:
A convenience class to handle simple transformations. The JAXP TrAX classes have more bells and whistles and can be used with JDOMSource and JDOMResult for advanced uses. This class handles the common case and presents a simple interface.

(In case you didn't know, "JAXP" refers to the classes which are now standard in Java, in this case javax.xml.transform.Transformer.)
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