RE: [xsl] Identity transformation for XSLT 2.0

Subject: RE: [xsl] Identity transformation for XSLT 2.0
From: "Michael Kay" <mike@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 17 Dec 2007 09:43:41 -0000
> Considering that Microsoft often walks an extra mile to make 
> things easier for users, it is also my guess that Microsoft 
> will allow the
> collection() function to read files saved by same stylesheet, 
> just like SAXON and AltovaXML have chosen to do.

Actually, Saxon only allows that because I haven't yet written the code to
prevent it. Generally the rules and intent of the spec are designed to
prevent a stylesheet reading something that it has written "earlier",
because that makes the stylesheet dependent on order of execution.

Michael Kay

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