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Re: [xsl] XPATH problem with namespace
Subject: Re: [xsl] XPATH problem with namespace|
From: Elliotte Harold <elharo@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 07 Oct 2004 07:23:06 -0400
Emmanouil Batsis wrote:
Apologies for the XSLT 2.0 newbie question but why does the XSLT author
have to deal with two default namespaces in the same document? At first
glance, it seems that making XPath aware of the XSLT document's default
namespace is a simpler solution.
A single XPath expression can easily refer to nodes both in namespaces
and nodes not in any namespace. It needs to be able to refer to each,
and in Namespaces 1.0 there's no way to map a prefix to no namespace so
unprefixed names must be reserved for names in no namespace.
Elliotte Rusty Harold elharo@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
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