Re: [xsl] Using document()

Subject: Re: [xsl] Using document()
From: David Carlisle <davidc@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 10 Oct 2002 00:46:10 +0100
> To do anything like what you suggest would require a bit of string
> manipulation (although granted its not that hard). 

an if contains '#'  then substring-berfore...
but it will have the advantage of working on all xslt processors.
It will also work whatever mime type the document has as document() will
always assume its xml and id() doesn't care about mime types, just that
a dtd is specified.

whereas relying on #xxx to refer to an xml id relies on all kinds of
delicate issues (and as you've found doesn't work at all on most


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