Sitecore XSL rendering short XML tags

The .NET Framework can be unintuitive but when tethered to Sitecore it becomes a strange and unpredictable beast (as I am sure you know if you work with it). One issue I have had is stopping the XSL renderings from creating invalid short tags when the output form is set to XML. My previous solution to this was to use <![CDATA[]]> at these points to imply that the field has a value, even though it is an empty value. [Read More]