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RE: XSLT V 1.1
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Paul Tchistopolskii [mailto:paul@xxxxxxx]
> Sent: Wednesday, September 13, 2000 5:29 PM
> To: xsl-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: Re: XSLT V 1.1
> > The problem is that you look at the topic from a point of
> view where you
> > have files, but if you use XML within components (via the
> DOM) you might not
> > have them and IMHO this is not a 'weied' case. I agree that
> there should be
> > a way of determinig the URI for a node (and a way of
> determining whether
> > ther is _no_ URI, see above).
> This all becomes very hypotetical. When you have XML and XSL
> 'without files'
> ( 'without URI' ) how can document() with two parameters help you?
This statement relates to a function that retrieves the URI for the
stylesheet and the xml file, and I think it's not so hypothetical ... I work
with the MSXML parser and have most of my xml files in-memory as I use XML
as as a format for communicating between objects. If you have such a
function then you can test for the presence and prevent errors from
> If URI of XML is provided - use it to resolve the relative
> paths. If URI
> does not exist - don't use it.
The question is how do you _know_ that no URI is present ???
> > Hovever, I do not agree with you that it
> > should be the document function's default behaviour to
> resolve relative
> > paths relative to the xml document.
> No problem.
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