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Old March 14th, 2008, 02:18 PM
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You can't modify a document in place with XSLT. You need to make a modified copy.

You don't need "a ton of rules". You just need one rule for all the elements that don't need to change:

<xsl:template match="*">
  <xsl:copy>
  <xsl:copy-of select="@*"/>
  <xsl:apply-templates/>
  </xsl:copy>
</xsl:template>

supplemented by specific rules for the elements that do need to change.

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