RE: [xsl] Namespace prefixes in Schemas

Subject: RE: [xsl] Namespace prefixes in Schemas
From: "Michael Kay" <mike@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 16 Aug 2006 10:51:18 +0100
> But nevertheless i lied about my actual problem, (gee, i'm 
> watching too much "House") cause i was afraid that the 
> moderator will come by saying this is not a XSL question... 

I think XPath is in-scope for this list.

> My problem is that i'm using Sarissa to get some Schema nodes 
> using XPath, like this
> var nodes = xmlSchema.selectNodes("//xs:element");
> after declaring
> Sarissa.setXpathNamespaces(xmlSchema,
> 'xmlns:xs="";');
> It seems that this is about the same situation you've pointed 
> in your answer, but that is not working

Without reading the Sarissa specs I would certainly expect it to work. (That
is, to match the namespace URI rather than the prefix). Sounds as if your
issue might be specific to Sarissa, or to the XPath processor in your
particular browser; or it might be some misunderstanding.

Michael Kay

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