RE: [xsl] Converting a string to a node set

Subject: RE: [xsl] Converting a string to a node set
From: Evan Lenz <elenz@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 23 Feb 2001 06:35:29 -0800 (PST)
Or even more unlikely, that your processor supports XPointer fragment
identifiers. Such an implementation would allow you to have full access to
dynamic XPath expressions (thus breaking one of the design goals of the


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Subject: Re: [xsl] Converting a string to a node set

or, if you are really lucky your processor will accept the data: URI
scheme (do any) in which case you could go

<xsl:variable name="x" select="document(data:text/xml,{$string})"/>

where $string is a variable with the XML as a string (or you could put
any XPath expression to select that instead of $string}


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