RE: [xsl] using parameters in a select

Subject: RE: [xsl] using parameters in a select
From: "Michael Kay" <mhkay@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 24 Apr 2001 23:32:51 +0100
> I would use a parameter to pass in the XPath to my select statement.

An XSLT variable or parameter can hold a string, a number, a boolean, or a
node-set. It cannot hold an XPath expression.

However, some products (e.g. Xalan and Saxon) allow you to construct an
expression from the value of a string using the xx:evaluate() extension

Mike Kay
Software AG

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