RE: [xsl] Prefix -> Namespace Resolution

Subject: RE: [xsl] Prefix -> Namespace Resolution
From: "Michael Kay" <michael.h.kay@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 15 Jul 2002 14:49:31 +0100
Sure, this is what the namespace axis is for.

<xsl:value-of select="namespace::*[name()=$prefix]"/>

Michael Kay
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> Christopher Dix
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> Subject: [xsl] Prefix -> Namespace Resolution
> Is there a way to determine the namespace URI associated with 
> a given prefix while processing a document?  I realize that 
> namespace-uri will give me the URI if I have an element.  In 
> my case, I have an attribute value that is a Qname, and I 
> need to determine what the URI is for that value.  For example:
> <doc xmlns:x="";>
> 	<foo myAttribute="x:myVal"/>
> </doc>
> In the course of processing, I will discover the value of 
> myAttribute for element foo, and I need to determine the 
> namespace URI associated with prefix x.  I appreciate any 
> help you can give me.
> Thanks,
> Chris Dix
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