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Re: [xsl] curly braces


Subject: Re: [xsl] curly braces
From: Michael Kay <mike@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 19 Sep 2012 06:16:53 +0100

If it behaves as described then it's a rather surprising bug. We'll look into it.

Michael Kay
Saxonica

On 19/09/2012 04:19, Ihe Onwuka wrote:
Not sure whether this is a saxon or XSLT issue (or just me for that matter).

Saxon wouldn't allow me to  set the bracketType attrtibute to "{"
(Unexpected token "<eof>" in path expression)

     <xsl:variable name="fieldNames" as="element()*">
        <this:fieldName elem="product" plural="products" bracketType="["/>
        <this:fieldName elem="productThumbnail" plural="thumbnails"
bracketType="{{"/>
     </xsl:variable

so I set it to "{{" as above, which Saxon accepts but inserts {{ into
my result tree instead of {.

I have a workaround (substring the bracketType attribute) but would
like an explanation please.


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