Re: Question

Subject: Re: Question
From: James Clark <jjc@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 04 Feb 1999 16:16:41 +0700
"Henry S. Thompson" wrote:
> I THINK you can use macros today for anything you will be able to use
> local variables for tomorrow.  So how about
> <xsl:macro name='helper'>
>  <xsl:macro-arg name='where-am-i'/>
>   <xsl:value-of select="ancestor(CLASS)/METHOD[@name=arg(where-am-i)]"/>
>  </xsl:macro-arg>
> </xsl:macro>
> <xsl:template match="METHODREF">
>  <xsl:invoke macro='helper'>
>   <xsl:arg name="where-am-i" value="{@name}"/>
>  </xsl:invoke>
> </xsl:template>

That isn't legal at the moment: arg() isn't allowed inside patterns;
it's only allowed as a top-level string expression.   I expect this will
change in a future draft.


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