RE: [xsl] Context document with exsl:node-set()?

Subject: RE: [xsl] Context document with exsl:node-set()?
From: "Michael Kay" <mike@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 1 Nov 2007 18:46:59 -0000
> What happens to the context document when you use this in XSLT 1.0?

Technically there's no such thing as the "context document", though it's a
convenient shorthand for "the document containing the context node".

> My suspicions 
> are that the context document changes to the contents of 
> $structured-data when I apply-templates to it

Correct, when you apply-templates to a node that node becomes the context

If you need to refer back to the original document, it's usually best to
have a global variable bound to it.

<xsl:variable name="main-doc" select="/"/>

Michael Kay

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