[xsl] xsl:element name AVT

Subject: [xsl] xsl:element name AVT
From: Jack Matheson <jack@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 01 Feb 2005 13:05:03 -0600
I'm getting some unexpected results in the following stylesheet, and was wondering if anyone could lend some insight:

<?xml version="1.0"?>
<xsl:stylesheet version="1.0" xmlns:xsl="http://www.w3.org/1999/XSL/Transform"; xmlns:a="aa" xmlns:b="bb">
<xsl:template match="/">
<xsl:element name="{'b:blah'}"/>

When the name AVT gets expanded, I expect the prefix 'b' to be in scope at this point in the stylesheet.
Saxon 8.2 gives this error:

Error at xsl:element on line 4 of file:elem_avt_ns.xsl:
 Element name is not a valid QName

Xalan appears to give the result I expect...is this another case of "assuming XSLT 1.0 semantics in an XSLT 2.0 environment" ?

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