Re: [xsl] variable rtf as querystring in document uri

Subject: Re: [xsl] variable rtf as querystring in document uri
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Date: Mon, 04 Dec 2006 10:40:28 +0200
Hi Wendell,

thanks for the answer. Also David, since he says the same thing later.

libxslt it will be :)

Greetings Rob

On Fri, 2006-12-01 at 11:11 -0500, Wendell Piez wrote:
> Rob,
> Since even David sleeps sometimes (though when, I don't know)
> At 02:27 AM 12/1/2006, you wrote:
> >Hi David,
> >
> >the rtf shown was indeed just an illustration, but can be very big.
> >
> >Do you know where to get the exslt node-set extension? It is not in the
> >source-code provided by (though it is said on the website).
> >Others have found this out too.
> It comes built in in a number of different engines, as documented on 
> the site. It's one of the commonest EXSLT extension functions out 
> there, and comes out of the box in Saxon, Xalan, 4Suite, libxslt and 
> who knows what else.
> EXSLT distributes no code for this since it has to be implemented in 
> the native language of the processor, not in conformant XSLT. This is 
> true of a number of different EXSLT specifications. For example, 
> since XSLT 1.0 specifies no function to get today's date, an 
> implementation of date:date() has to call a routine available on the 
> platform; there is no way a stylesheet could divine today's date by itself.
> The thing to do is just try it, following the directions (usual 
> methods) for binding the namespace, etc. Which engine are you using?
> If your engine doesn't support it it might have an equivalent in its 
> own namespace, which you can research.
> Good luck,
> Wendell
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