RE: Accessing multiple documents

Subject: RE: Accessing multiple documents
From: Kay Michael <Michael.Kay@xxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 31 Jul 2000 11:16:45 +0100
>   *** Scenario 2:
>   <xsl:variable name='element'
> select='document(@binder)/Binder:binding/Binder:bind[1]/Binder
> :content/@elem
> ent'/>
>   Content element to retrieve: <xsl:value-of select='$element'/>
>   Content of this element: <xsl:value-of
> select='document("EZ722.xml")/$element'/>
XSLT 1.0 doesn't allow you to construct XPath expressions, or parts of
expressions, from strings or variables at run-time.

You can sometimes work round it using name(), e.g.


Saxon has a more powerful workaround: the saxon:evaluate() extension

Mike Kay 

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