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Subject: Re: [docbook-apps] character maps

On 7/30/07, Keith Fahlgren <abdelazer@gmail.com> wrote:
> On 7/30/07, Hinrich Aue <hinrich.aue@lci-software.com> wrote:
> > We have to replace " (ascii quotes) with unicode quotes.
> > The documents are big and already written. Also using ascii for this is a
> > lot easier for authoring. You don't want to copy and paste Unicode
> > characters in the xml source all the time, while you have th ascii quotes on
> > your keyboard.
> >
> > Also we want to exchange the ascii - (dash) with a longer Unicode dash.
> Hinrich,
> Here's the XSLT2 we use internally to "fix" straight quotes into
> curlies. Please note that transformations like this are both
> error-prone and language-specific, so this isn't a "use this blindly"
> fix. Additionally, you may want to adjust the elements in which you do
> no replacements.

Here's a link to same: http://pastebin.com/f44659ebf

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