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Subject: RE: [xsl] How to find out the namespace prefix
From: "Michael Kay" <mike@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2005 23:51:01 -0000

name(namespace::*[.=$uri])

Michael Kay
http://www.saxonica.com/ 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Kenneth Stephen [mailto:marvin.the.cynical.robot@xxxxxxxxx] 
> Sent: 21 January 2005 23:46
> To: xsl-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [xsl] How to find out the namespace prefix
> 
> Hi,
> 
>     I am processing an XML Schema document with XSL. Here is 
> a small snippet :
> 
> <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
> <xsd:schema xmlns:xsd="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema"
> 	xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance"
> 	xmlns:ewcm="http://w3.ibm.com/standards/xml/released/ewcm"
> 	targetNamespace="http://w3.ibm.com/standards/xml/released/ewcm"
> 	elementFormDefault="qualified">
>     <xsd:element name="Metadata">
> .
> .
> 
>      What I'd like to do when processing the "<xsd:element
> name="Metadata" line is to print out "ewcm:Metadata" . I can figure
> out the URI to the namespace for Metadata by looking at the
> "targetNamespace" attribute. How can I figure out if a prefix has been
> defined for that namespace and if so what it is (in this case, it is
> "ewcm")?
> 
> Thanks,
> Kenneth


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