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Subject: RE: [xsl] Can one stylesheet handle two different xml files with different nodes?
From: kakridge@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Date: Wed, 14 Jan 2004 14:56:17 -0500

Michael, I see a trivial example in your book(p. 255, 2ed) using the
namespace-alias tag.  I assume this is the procedure that I need to
follow.  Is there a more in depth detail or a resource on the web that
explains this in depth?

-----Original Message-----
From: owner-xsl-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
[mailto:owner-xsl-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Michael Kay
Sent: Wednesday, January 14, 2004 2:33 PM
To: xsl-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: RE: [xsl] Can one stylesheet handle two different xml files
with different nodes?

This might be a case for using a "meta-stylesheet", i.e. a stylesheet
that transforms the stylesheet.

Michael Kay

> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-xsl-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx 
> [mailto:owner-xsl-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of 
> kakridge@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Sent: 14 January 2004 17:17
> To: xsl-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [xsl] Can one stylesheet handle two different xml 
> files with different nodes?
> 
> 
> If I have two xml files with identical structure, but with 
> different node names, I know I can write one Stylesheet to 
> handle both files. However, is there a more efficient way 
> then the following?  This seems pretty simple, but what if 
> the file is 3 or 4 megabytes?
> 
> For instance:
> 
> <ArrayOfBooks>
> 	<Book>
> 		<Title>FOO</Title>
> 	</Book>
> </ArrayOfBooks>
> 
> and 
> 
> <ArrayOfMagazines>
> 	<Magazine>
> 		<Title>FOOTOO</Title>
> 	</Magazine>
> </ArrayOfMagazines>
> 
> With this Stylesheet:
> 
> <xsl:template match="/">
> 	<xsl:apply-templates/>
> </xsl:template>
> 
> <xsl:template match="ArrayOfBooks | ArrayOfMagazines">
> 	<table>
> 		<xsl:apply-templates/>
> 	</table>
> </xsl:template>
> 
> <xsl:template match="Book | Magazine">
> 	<tr>
> 		<td>
> 			<xsl:value-of select="Title"/>
> 		</td>
> 	</tr>
> </xsl:template>
> 
> 
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