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Subject: Re: [xsl] Getting the path to the stylesheet [RETRY]
From: Chris Maloney <voldrani@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 6 Jul 2012 06:37:51 -0400

> Why do we need the xsl:for-each on the document('').

This sets the context to be the root node of the stylesheet, so then the
unparsed-entity-uri() function acts based on that context.  From the spec:

> The unparsed-entity-uri returns the URI of the unparsed entity with the
> specified name in the same document as the context node

This is very clever!  Thanks for sharing it, Ken!



On Fri, Jul 6, 2012 at 1:20 AM, Ihe Onwuka <ihe.onwuka@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>
> On Fri, Jul 6, 2012 at 2:51 AM, G. Ken Holman
> <gkholman@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > At 2012-07-05 15:22 +0100, Ihe Onwuka wrote:
> >>
> >> On Thu, Jul 5, 2012 at 3:06 PM, Michael Kay <mike@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >> >
> >> > On 05/07/2012 15:00, Ihe Onwuka wrote:
> >> >>
> >> >> What is the standard way of getting the absolute path to a stylesheet
> >> >> so that references in the result tree can be resolved relative to it.
> >> >>
> >> >>
> >> >
> >> > Call the static-base-uri() function.
> >> >
> >>
> >> Sorry for not clarifyingl, does that work for XSLT 1.0, if not  what does.
> >
> >
> > The example below shows you get the base URI of the stylesheet when using
> > XSLT 1.0.  I've needed this when working with the OASIS specification
> > stylesheets.
> >
> > I hope this helps.
> >
> > . . . . . . . . . . Ken
> >
> > ~/t/ftemp $ pwd
> > /Users/admin/t/ftemp
> > ~/t/ftemp $ xslt ihe.xml ihe.xsl
> >
> > Stylesheet URI: file:/Users/admin/t/ftemp/ihe.xsl
> >
> > ~/t/ftemp $ cat ihe.xsl
> > <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
> > <!DOCTYPE xsl:stylesheet
> > [
> > <!NOTATION xsl SYSTEM "">
> > <!ENTITY static-base-uri SYSTEM "" NDATA xsl>
> > ]>
> > <xsl:stylesheet xmlns:xsl="http://www.w3.org/1999/XSL/Transform"
> >   version="1.0">
> >
> > <xsl:output method="text"/>
> >
> > <xsl:template match="/">
> >   <xsl:variable name="static-base-uri">
> >     <xsl:for-each select="document('')">
> >       <xsl:value-of select="unparsed-entity-uri('static-base-uri')"/>
> >     </xsl:for-each>
> >   </xsl:variable>
> > Stylesheet URI: <xsl:value-of select="$static-base-uri"/>
> >   <xsl:text>&#xa;&#xa;</xsl:text>
> > </xsl:template>
> >
> > </xsl:stylesheet>
> > ~/t/ftemp $ cat ihe.xml
> > <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
> > <doc/>
> > ~/t/ftemp $
> >
>
> Thanks Ken. 2 questions.
>
> Does this cover the case where the stylesheet is invoked from a pi in
> the source document.
>
> Why do we need the xsl:for-each on the document('').


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