Re: Question

Subject: Re: Question
From: Paul Prescod <paul@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 03 Feb 1999 22:53:52 -0600
"G. Ken Holman" wrote:
> I suppose your solution would then be:
> <xsl:template match="METHODREF">
>   <xsl:constant name="where-am-i" value="{@name}"/>
>   <xsl:value-of select="ancestor(CLASS)/METHOD[@name=constant(where-am-i)]"/>
> </xsl:template>

That's exactly what I need.

> I don't think it can be done today.  I'm hoping to see this feature added
> to XSL.
> Is there anything preventing you from using ID/IDREF instead?  That would
> work fine with today's XSL.

Well, I would have to change my DTD. These names are locally unique, not
globally unique as XML requires IDs to be.

 Paul Prescod  - ISOGEN Consulting Engineer speaking for only himself

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