Re: [xsl] xsl:key and document()

Subject: Re: [xsl] xsl:key and document()
From: David Carlisle <davidc@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 9 Jan 2001 09:32:53 GMT
> Another problem with using document() with the URI of the original
> source document is, of course, that the original source document might
> change depending on the run of the stylesheet, so you can't hard-code
> it into the stylesheet. 

but you could use document('',/) ie the relative (empty) URI from the
base URI of the root node of the source. (But as you say I don't think
there is any guarantee that the original document can actually be
constructed from this URI)

> If I'm using multiple documents, I usually have a global variable
> holding the root node of the source so that I can always get back to
> it easily wherever I am:

Good advice (as always:-)


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