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   Re: xsl on multi XML files

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  • From: Eric Bohlman <ebohlman@netcom.com>
  • To: Huaxin Zhang <hxzhang@cs.ualberta.ca>
  • Date: Tue, 20 Jun 2000 10:19:22 -0700 (PDT)

On Tue, 20 Jun 2000, Huaxin Zhang wrote:

> Could anybody tell me if it is possible to import several 
> xml files in ONE xsl and apply different rules in the XSL
> to each of these xml files respectively.

It's doable, but "import" is a read herring, as the technique has nothing
to do with XSLT's import facility.

> What I want to do is to extract some info from the first
> XML file :  <xsl:variable name="username" select="file1://user/name">

> and apply that on another xml file
>            <xsl:variable name="salary"
>                  select="file2://userinfo[username={$username}]">
> something like this. Is this doable?  

You need to use the document() function in your select conditions; see the
XSLT specs.

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