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Old April 27th, 2006, 04:53 PM
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It's dangerous to talk of "nulls" - there's no such thing in XML. You simply mean an absent element.

In XSLT, if you want to replace absent elements by empty elements, you can write something like this:

<xsl:template match="person">
  <name>
    <xsl:value-of select="name"/>
  </name>
  <age>
    <xsl:value-of select="age"/>
  </age>

etc.

If you want to be more clever you could probably make it table-driven.

Michael Kay
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