RE: [xsl] Infinite Loop when param empty

Subject: RE: [xsl] Infinite Loop when param empty
From: "Michael Kay" <mhk@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 22 Jul 2004 23:01:44 +0100
> I have a param which is populated with an XML source.
> The paramter is declared like this:
> <xsl:param name="ENTRY_TEMPLATE" select="/"/>
> My top level match is:
> <xsl:template match="/">
> Within this template rule I apply the following:
> <xsl:apply-templates select="$ENTRY_TEMPLATE"/>
> If the param ENTRY_TEMPLATE is not set, I end up with an 
> infinite loop.  Is
> this normal behaviour?  I'm guessing that maybe it is bad practice to
> declare the param as I have.

Yes, the system is behaving correctly - it is doing exactly what you asked
it to do. And yes, it might be a good idea to ask it to do something

Michael Kay

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