RE: [xsl] Dynamically setting namespace prefix

Subject: RE: [xsl] Dynamically setting namespace prefix
From: "Hofman, Peter" <peter.hofman@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 8 Jun 2007 09:14:17 +0200

Wow, learned something new again today :-)

This will cleanup my style-sheet tremendously.

Thinking about that, another question pops up: Are there any pitfalls in
the application of AVT?


-----Original Message-----
From: Michael Kay [mailto:mike@xxxxxxxxxxxx]
Sent: donderdag 7 juni 2007 15:26
To: xsl-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: RE: [xsl] Dynamically setting namespace prefix

The name attribute of xsl:namespace (like other similar instructions,
xsl:element and xsl:attribute) is an AVT, so you can do <xsl:namespace

Michael Kay

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Hofman, Peter [mailto:peter.hofman@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]
> Sent: 07 June 2007 14:05
> To: xsl-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [xsl] Dynamically setting namespace prefix
> Hi all,
> I am trying to generate schemas from some XML source, using XSLT 2.0
> (Saxon 8.9 B).
> During the generation I have to dynamically add imports of several
> other schemas, of which the namespace is composed during processing.
> However, I need to add those namespaces to the schema element, in
> order to have references to the imported schemas work.
> How can I dynamically set the prefix of a namespace, if I do not know
> how many there will be. Using a variable in xsl:namespace like
> <xsl:namespace name="$some_variable" .../> fails.
> Regards,
> Peter
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