Subject: Re: Matching nodes in the default namespace|
From: "John E. Simpson" <simpson@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 29 Sep 2000 09:53:50 -0400
> I tried this and, as you know, it works. Amazing. I would *never* have > expected an attribute named "exclude-result-prefixes" to, as it were, > affect the way the source tree is perceived in match/select expressions; > literal result elements, yes, but not match/select expressions.
no try it without exclude-result-prefixes. It will still work, it is just that then the namespace declaration will appear in the result.
There is nothing special about the "default" namespace it isn't really a default at all it is just the same as any other binding except that the prefix is empty and in that case the syntax is modified and you ommit the :.