On Nov 16, 2017, at 2:22 PM, Kyle Banerjee <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Are you using XSLT because you need to, or is it because your source is in
> XML? Also, do you have any environmental constraints?
> The reason I ask is that converting that specific XML to the tab delimited
> output you specify looks like it would be much easier via conversion to
> JSON and filtered through jq than using XSLT.
I am using XSLT because may source is in XML. People are marking up plain text into XML with Oxygen. From within the Oxygen environment they can then execute the XSLT to create the tab-delimited files. Piping the XML to JSON (the “new XML”) would add complexity to the workflow. —Eric