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Re: XHTML Namespace problems with PHP

From: Jirka Kosek <jirka@kosek.cz>
Date: Thu, 22 Nov 2012 20:15:13 +0100
Message-ID: <50AE79C1.2060306@kosek.cz>
To: Pablo Nieto Caride <pablo.nieto@linguaserve.com>
CC: public-multilingualweb-lt@w3.org
On 22.11.2012 19:39, Pablo Nieto Caride wrote:

> I don’t know if somebody has encountered the same problem, in that case, is
> there a solution? I can’t find any apart from removing the namespaces when
> doing the xpath query. I read also that a solution might be turn the HTML
> into XHTML with the PHP Tidy extension, but I’m not sure.

I see two possibilities:

1. Convert HTML to XHTML prior loading into DOM. PHP Tidy extension
could be used for this, but it's not as robust as HTML parser
(http://about.validator.nu/htmlparser/) -- which can be invoked even fro
PHP using Java bridge

2. Modify DOM after loading HTML -- you can walk over complete DOM tree
and create new copy with namespace of elements set XHTML. This can be
done in PHP or you can implement it in XSLT.


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