RE: [xsl] Copying XML file over using XSLT

Subject: RE: [xsl] Copying XML file over using XSLT
From: "Michael Kay" <mhk@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 14 Oct 2003 11:15:37 +0100
You can write: 

<xsl:template match="/">
  <xsl:copy-of select="."/>

But if you want to copy the file unchanged, why do you need XSLT?

[I ask this question because the usual answer is "because I want to
change X", in which case the solution proposed above stops working]

Michael Kay

> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-xsl-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx 
> [mailto:owner-xsl-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Navid M.
> Sent: 14 October 2003 06:41
> To: XSL-List@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [xsl] Copying XML file over using XSLT
> Hello,
> Is there a short cut for copying all the content of my
> XML file to an XHTML file using XSLT?
> i.e. I want to create an XSLT file that will take the
> content of an XML file and put it in another file
> exactly as it appears.
> Any help would be greatly appreciated.
> Thanks,
>  Navid M.
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