RE: [xsl] keyed lookup table

Subject: RE: [xsl] keyed lookup table
From: Kevin Rodgers <kevin.rodgers@xxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 18 Feb 2005 09:01:20 -0700
Michael Kay writes:
> As DC said, though, document('') is inefficient and in 2.0 is never
> necessary. 
>     key('language-code', 'de', $language-table)
> gives the same result and is much more efficient.

Thanks to you and David for your helpful responses.

For this particular case I'm going to use an external file, but for some
other transformation-specific tables this will be great.  BTW, if anyone
is interested, there are several ISO code tables available in XML at

Kevin Rodgers

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