Subject: RE: [xsl] A colon is not allowed in the name|
From: "Deborah Pickett" <debbiep-list-xsl@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 26 Mar 2009 09:30:30 +1100 (EST)
On Wed, March 25, 2009 19:00, Michael Kay wrote: > XSLT will only handle input that is well-formed XML conforming to the > Namespaces recommendation. I'm curious: why? Normally the XSLT standard is pretty standoffish about parsing (and serialization), and leaves such matters to the XML parser. Provided that the XSLT processor can be given a DOM tree as input, and can give a DOM tree as output, why would it care that the source document uses namespaces or not?