Subject: Re: [xsl] generating dynamic XSL to apply to a single XML document|
From: S Woodside <sbwoodside@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 10 Sep 2003 12:40:32 -0400
I have a single XML document that contains the data. There are several
different views of this data that I need to display, and exactly what
goes into a view will be determined by some selections in an HTML form.
So my plan had been to incorporate a CGI script that would take the form
parameters, generate the appropriate XSL stylesheet, and format the XML
document using this stylesheet.
The only way I know to apply a different XSL stylesheet to the same XML document is something like: <?xml version="1.0"?> <!DOCTYPE page [ <!ENTITY data SYSTEM "data.xml"> ]> <?xml-stylesheet type="text/xsl" href="style.xsl"?> <page> &data; </page> which (I believe) would mean I would have to save a file called "style.xsl", and then have the CGI script return the above as xml data.
I'd rather not create a bunch of temporary files (for the "style.xsl" files) if I can avoid it. Is there a better way to do this?
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