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[xsl] Re : [xsl] How to handle dynamic XPath
Subject: [xsl] Re : [xsl] How to handle dynamic XPath|
From: Florent Georges <lists@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 12 Apr 2009 19:52:19 +0000 (GMT)
> <xsl:with-param name="instance.path"
You cannot evaluate an XPath expression supplied as a string in plain XSLT.
You can use extensions though for that purpose (of your own or existing one.)
I haven't looked deeply into your problem, but I'd say I'd rather user
1/ maintaining a pointer in the instance and selecting its correct
child(ren) using local-name() and namespace-uri() for each step;
2/ or using a meta-stylesheet: your stylesheet generates another XSLT
stylesheet that contains the XPath expressions (you "compile" the schema to
the equivalent stylesheet) and you apply this stylesheet to the instance in a