Re: [xsl] xsl:include blues..

Subject: Re: [xsl] xsl:include blues..
From: Robert Koberg <rob@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 13 Feb 2001 01:55:11 -0800
How about:
<xsl:template match="root">
   <xsl:call-template name="header"/>
   <xsl:call-template name="footer"/>

<xsl:template name="header">
    My header stuff.

<xsl:template name="footer">
    My footer stuff.
This can be an inlcude to your more specific "content.xsl"

----- Original Message -----
From: "Kevin Duffey" <kevin.duffey@xxxxxxxx>
To: <xsl-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Tuesday, February 13, 2001 12:30 AM
Subject: [xsl] xsl:include blues..

> Hi there,
> I am having two dilemas with using an XSL include. First, I want to
> a "header" and "footer" on every page. The header would be the opening
> (<html><head></head><body>), and the footer would be the closing
> </body></html>. I thought of putting these in a "library" of templates, so
> that I can match a <header> and <footer> tag in the source XML, but
> apparently you have to close the tags you open even in a template. I
> the resulting XML had to be well-formed. For example, here is a snippet of
> xsl I thought would work:
> -----------
> include.xsl
> -----------
> <xsl:template match="header">
>   <html>
>     <head>
>     </head>
>     <body>
> </xsl:template>
> <xsl:template match="footer">
>     </body>
>   </html>
> </xsl:template>
> ------------
> somepage.xsl
> ------------
> <xsl:include file="include.xsl"/>
> <xsl:template match="ob">
>   <xsl:apply-templates select="header"/>
>     ... some HTML
>   <xsl:apply-templates select="footer"/>
> </xsl:template>
> I am not sure why the above doesn't work, but I assume its because the
> templates must be well-formed? So the question is, how can I include the
> same "header" and "footer" in every XSL page so that I can use a
> look to my site, but still get the benefits of using XSL?
> On that note, an odd thing happens and I am not sure if there is a way to
> circumvent this problem. I am using Java (J2EE specifically) and following
> the web application (WAR) format. In that format the ROOT of a web-app is
> the start of the www folder. In other words, in any path info the "/"
> defines the root of the web app, which is the www folder. When I try to
> include an XSL file and use something like <xsl:include
> href="/path/page.xsl"/> it does NOT use my root web app, but instead seems
> to be looking in the dir of the app server I am using (Orion App server).
> am using the latest Xerces with TrAX API, and am using saxon, as well as
> have tried with the latest xalan. I am unclear why the xsl:include is not
> looking in my web application root. Can anyone shed light on this as well?
> Thanks very much.
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