can you tell me which parser and XSLT processor combination gave you
these problems? I'd like to reproduce the problem so I can be sure I fix
them correctly. Thanks.

On 06.02.2005 13:54:54 Simon Pepping wrote:
> Hi Jeremias,
> I have errors with the layoutengine test files, for example:
> text-decoration1.xml(org.apache.fop.layoutengine.LayoutEngineTestSuite$1)java.lang.RuntimeException:
> Expected XPath expression to evaluate to 'line-through', but got 'li'
> (XPath: //flow/block[3]/lineArea/inlineparent[1]/text)
> This is due to the fact that the text may be split over more than one
> text area. Indeed, whether I get the error depends on which parser
> version I use; different parsers may produce different arrangements of
> text over text areas.
> If you change the test to:
>     <eval expected="line-through" 
> xpath="//flow/block[3]/lineArea/inlineparent[1]"/>
> the error disappears. I think XObject.str() applies the XPath string
> function, which returns the string-value of the first node. If you
> evaluate the parent node 'inlineparent', you get the string-value of
> all of its children, which is usually what you want to have.
> There are many such cases in the test files. I think you should modify
> all cases where you test on the content of a text area.

Jeremias Maerki

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