RE: [xsl] Getting Current Date

Subject: RE: [xsl] Getting Current Date
From: John_E_Rogers@xxxxxxxx
Date: Wed, 24 Jan 2001 13:43:25 -0600
David's right.  Michael Kay has an great example in XSLT Programmer's
reference.  Basically you set, using the extension funciton of the XCSLT
parser your using, a namespace to say, java.util.Date, and then with
appropriate sytnax call date.toString() in the XSLT.  The date goes to

-----Original Message-----
From: David Carlisle [mailto:davidc@xxxxxxxxx]
Sent: Wednesday, January 24, 2001 1:26 PM
To: xsl-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: [xsl] Getting Current Date

> 		Is there a way to produce a current date 

No. Not without using an extension function.
I think you mentioned saxon in your first message in which case you can
write extension functions to access java. I assume you could get the
date there. Same is true of all the other java based engines. In MSXML
you can write extension functions javascript or other languages that
interface to their DOM.


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