RE: [xsl] Access to unparsed entities

Subject: RE: [xsl] Access to unparsed entities
From: DPawson@xxxxxxxxxxx
Date: Mon, 21 Oct 2002 15:15:29 +0100
> > How are we supposed to get hold of the entity name?
> > 
> distinct-values(//@*[. instance of attribute of type ENTITY or
>                      . instance of attribute of type ENTITIES])
> (Really elegant syntax: we're hoping to improve it)

Yes please. And please drop that 'instance of .....' form,
it doesn't belong in XSLT+XPATH.

> Yes - this only gives you the unparsed entities that are actually
> referenced. Do you think you need to know about unreferenced unparsed
> entities as well? (This gets ridiculous...)

Er yes Mike, it is.

What about the identity transform?
  I.e. transform except for X, and maintain entities
 Am I supposed to guess what entities might be there?

Regards DaveP


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