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Subject: [xsl] Re: Can the default function namespace be undeclared in XSLT?
From: "Michael Kay mike@xxxxxxxxxxxx" <xsl-list-service@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 1 Jun 2014 22:06:22 -0000

In XSLT the default function namespace is always the "fn" namespace; this
cannot be changed. Functions in any other namespace therefore need to be
written with a prefix.

This was a deliberate design decision made at the time the "fn" namespace was

Michael Kay

On 1 Jun 2014, at 22:15, Dimitre Novatchev <dnovatchev@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> I want to run the XSLT - analog of the last example (written in
> XQuery) in section 17.5 of the F & O 3.0 Spec
> "declare default function namespace ''; apple(17)"
> However I cannot find any XSLT "default-function-namespace" attribute
> in the XSLT 3.0 Last Call WD.
> How can this be done in XSLT 3.0?
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> Dimitre Novatchev
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