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Subject: Re: [xsl] Things that make you go Hmmmm!
From: Michael Kay <mike@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 27 Mar 2014 07:20:27 +0000

On 27 Mar 2014, at 01:40, Ihe Onwuka <ihe.onwuka@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> The select clause on xsl:copy requires XSLT 3.0 - it didn't matter in
> my case as I was only copying an attribute and got the same effect
> with copy-of.
> 
> The content models for the respective commands are otherwise
> symmetrical. Why the sudden departure?
> 

Do you mean, why was the select attribute added to xsl:copy in XSLT 3.0?

You can find the rationale here:

https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=6848

Michael Kay
Saxonica


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