Re: [xsl] no doc-available outside xslt folder with saxon8.jar?

Subject: Re: [xsl] no doc-available outside xslt folder with saxon8.jar?
From: George Cristian Bina <george@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 25 Oct 2006 10:49:04 +0300
Hi Frank,

I cannot reproduce your problem, I get the correct answer both from oXygen and from command line.
You may update the stylesheet to report also the Saxon version adding for instance:
<xsl:comment select="system-property('xsl:product-name')"/>
<xsl:comment select="system-property('xsl:product-version')"/>
That may give some more information.
And it will help if you can show what you get exactly, use for instance
java -jar saxon8.jar -o testp.xml test.xml myxslt.xsl
type myxslt.xsl
type testp.xml
type C:/any.xml

and show the output of the type commands.

Best Regards,
George Cristian Bina
<oXygen/> XML Editor, Schema Editor and XSLT Editor/Debugger

Frank Marent wrote:
hi all.

is it a known issue (feature, misunderstanding from me?) that this xslt (myxslt.xsl)

<?xml version="1.0"?>
<xsl:stylesheet version="2.0" xmlns:xsl="";>

  <xsl:template match="/">
    <xsl:comment select="doc-available('file:/C:/any.xml')/>


reports *true* when run from within i.e. oxygen xml editor (running saxon) but reports *false* when started as

java -jar saxon8.jar -o testp.xml test.xml myxslt.xsl ...?

i'm running it on windows xp on a user with all administrator rights started from command line. the file any.xml is at the right place. the same thing is with addressing subfolders. the base xml file test.xml is without any relevant content.

but: the xslt run through saxon8.jar reports *true* when any.xml is in the *same folder* like myxslt.xsl and the comment selects

  <xsl:comment select="doc-available('any.xml')/>

and also reports true even when calling

<xsl:comment select="doc-available('file:/C:/...the_path_to_the_myxslt.../any.xml')/>

thanks for any appriciated help. this must be a mistake by me i guess.


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