The output element
The top-level element <xsl:output> basically indicates which kind of output the processor has to generate. Three output formats are possible: XML, HTML and text and in XSLT 2.0 also XHTML. They are indicated as values of the
method attribute. The standard output of XSLT is XML. Except there is a HTML tag in the document, then HTML 4.0 is generated.
In our example the <xsl:output> element could be as follows:
<xsl:output method="html" version="4.01" encoding="UTF-8"/>
The attribute value UTF-8 identifies the character set as a Unicode character set in the character set of UTF-8 (when you are interested in the equipment of the character set, see for example the Font Arial Unicode MS on Windows systems).
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