RE: [xsl] Selecting and "id"

Subject: RE: [xsl] Selecting and "id"
From: "Michael Fitzgerald" <mike@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 5 Jun 2001 10:07:42 -0700
Attributes of type ID must not start with a number.

For the id() function to work, any attribute of type ID must declared as
such in a DTD. See note under

e.g., in an internal subset:

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8" ?>
<!DOCTYPE Order SYSTEM "order.dtd" [
 <!ATTLIST xsl:stylesheet id ID #IMPLIED>

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Subject: [xsl] Selecting and "id"

Can someone please tell me why I cannot get the following to work.   I am
trying to select the id number for specific element.

<!-- XML -->

     <BBB id = "11" >B1 </BBB>
     <BBB id = "22" >B2 </BBB>
     <BBB id = "33" >B3 </BBB>

<!-- XSL -->

<xsl:stylesheet xmlns:xsl = ""; version =
"1.0" >

          <xsl:template match = "/" >
               <xsl:value-of select = "id('33')" />

I get an error that reads:

"This name may not begin with the '3' character:"

I want to talk to/read all elements that have an id of 33.  In this case, of
course there is only one.

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