RE: [xsl] Dynamic XPath

Subject: RE: [xsl] Dynamic XPath
From: "Philip Fitzsimons" <pfitzsimons@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 23 May 2003 15:53:15 +0100
I know that it wont work - I am asking if there is another way of doing it.

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Subject: RE: [xsl] Dynamic XPath

> From: Philip Fitzsimons [mailto:pfitzsimons@xxxxxxxxxxx]
> Sent: Friday, May 23, 2003 8:29 AM
> Subject: RE: [xsl] Dynamic XPath
> Opps
>  <xsl:variable name="dynamicPath"
>                       select="'/document/section/keep/pear'" /> i.e. 
> $dynamicPath is a string containing '/document/section/keep/pear'

That won't work, and in fact you'll get an error from the processor, for now
you've created the literal string '/document/section/keep/pear', which will
not evaluate to a node-set when used in subsequent expressions.


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