Re: [xsl] document() function refuses http adresses

Subject: Re: [xsl] document() function refuses http adresses
From: Nic James Ferrier <nferrier@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 08 Nov 2006 13:54:50 +0000
"Robert Melskens" <tridero@xxxxxxxxxxx> writes:

> XSLT processor: Saxon8b
> XSLT version: 1.0
> Hello,
> According to the WROX XSLT Programmers Reference of Michael Kay (2000 
> version) you should be able to use http addresses as a parameter of the 
> document() function (see page 442, where mr. Kay uses the example 
> "";).
> However in one of my stylesheet I try to use the following command:
> <xsl:value-of 
> select="document('')"/>
> unfortunately it results in a UnknownHostException. It looks as if it 
> doesn't know '
> I am able to use the http address in IE. I also tried it with other http 
> addresses but the result stays the same.
> I also tried this in XML-Spy (native XSLT processor) but also this wasn't 
> succesful.

If I follow that url it seems to redirect... maybe saxon's http
handler isn't following the redirect?

Try changing the uri to something authoritative for that resource.

Nic Ferrier   for all your tapsell ferrier needs

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