RE: [xsl] Convert String to (node-set)

Subject: RE: [xsl] Convert String to (node-set)
From: "Michael Kay" <mhkay@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sat, 3 Feb 2001 18:43:51 -0000
> I am trying to parse two separate XML documents in one XSL
> stylesheet. This
> I can do!. My Q is, I am extracting the value of a node from
> XML doc. 1 and
> then I want to pass that as XPATH for parsing XML doc 2.

There is no standard way in XSLT of evaluating an XPath expression
constructed as a string or read from another document.

You can do it easily in Saxon using saxon:evaluate(), and in MSXML3 with
JavaScript extension functions using selectNodes().

Mike Kay

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