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Re: reference of a remote doc


Dimiter Naydenov wrote:
> Hello,
> I would like to ask how one could reference a remote document (such as
> "www.test.org/docs/samp.xml") and get a part of its DOM (say an element with
> all below it) and use it in a local XML (e.g. insert it as a new element
> somewhere). The "local" XML doc is processed by a parser and then is
> modified dynamically (new elements are inserted/deleted).
I would like to suggest that the best way is to use XSLT and the
document() function, eg

<xsl:copy-of select="document('http://www.test.org/mydoc.xml')/a/b/c" />

You can use the XSLT engine included in MSXML or maybe Saxon for java.