Re: [xsl] Detecting presence of attributes

Subject: Re: [xsl] Detecting presence of attributes
From: Peter Flynn <peter@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 5 Feb 2001 22:10:10 +0000
On Mon, 05 Feb 2001, Jeni wrote:
> > <thesis faculty="arts" department="history" options="foo bar blort">
> Well, inspired by Dimitre's insight about id(), here's a solution that
> doesn't involve recursive templates, as long as you don't mind
> repeating in the stylesheet the list of allowed options:

Thanks, an interesting idea.

> It has the advantage that you can deal with bad values (e.g. if
> 'blort' wasn't actually allowed) within the stylesheet - if that's an
> advantage.

Fortunately the whole point of making them entities is so that only
the ones declared in the DTD can be used. This is to prevent J. Random
Student running amok with unnecessary stuff.


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