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Subject: Re: [xsl] xalan <xsl:element name="name()">
From: Mukul Gandhi <mukulgw3@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 10 Oct 2003 09:28:58 -0700 (PDT)

Hi David,
  The syntax --
    <xsl:template match ="elname">
       <xsl:element name="name()">

_gives error with Xalan_. I tested with latest version
2.5.1 . The error reported is 
"Illegal value: name() used for QNAME attribute: name"

But the syntax --	
<xsl:template match ="elname">
  <xsl:element name="{name()}">
works fine..

The syntax producing the error, is not allowed by the
XSLT grammer..

I believe the right syntax --
<xsl:template match ="elname">
  <xsl:element name="{name()}">
would work with Saxon also..

Regards,
Mukul


--- David.Pawson@xxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
> A recent stylesheet I came across used
> <xsl:template match ="elname">
> <xsl:element name="name()">
>   .....
> 
> Saxon spotted this as an error.
> The author told me that xalan hadn't reported this
> as an error.
> 
> Any xalan users around to check this please?
> 
> 
> Regards DaveP.
> 
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