[xsl] Re: Can one _generate_ namespace nodes?

Subject: [xsl] Re: Can one _generate_ namespace nodes?
From: "Dimitre Novatchev" <dnovatchev@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sat, 22 Feb 2003 12:32:35 +0100
> In XSLT 1.0 the usual circumvention is to create an RTF containing the
> required namespace node, and then copy it (which requires xx:node-set):
> <xsl:variable name="dummy">
>  <xsl:element name="{$prefix}:xxx" namespace="{$uri}"/>
> </xsl:variable>
> ...
> <xsl:copy-of
>   select="xx:node-set($dummy)/*/namespace::*[name()=$prefix]"/>
> Copying of namespace nodes is defined by an erratum to XSLT 1.0.

In case the prefix and the namespace-uri are known in advance, the namespace
declaration can be put within the xsl:stylesheet element.

This will avoid the need to create an RTF -- just use:

<xsl:copy-of select="document('')/*/namespace::*[name()=$prefix]"/>


Dimitre Novatchev.
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