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Re: [xsl] mystery #2: testing document() without failure


Subject: Re: [xsl] mystery #2: testing document() without failure
From: David Carlisle <davidc@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sat, 13 Apr 2002 09:52:22 +0100

> The document() function will return a null node set if the referenced
> file is not found,

It might do that as an allowed recovery option but the default behaviour
is to issue a (possibly fatal) error. Unfortunately there's no way to
control that behaviour in XSLT itself.

xalan may have some implementation-specific customisation of this
though.

David

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