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RE: Namespaces Best Practice
- From: "DuCharme, Bob (LNG)" <email@example.com>
- To: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Date: Fri, 31 Aug 2001 13:20:59 -0400
>Simon St.Laurent wrote:
>Mixing unqualified names with XSLT is a remarkably common
>practice, and needs to be if XSLT is going to be used to generate
>documents which don't themselves use namespaces.
If I understand you correctly: yes it's common, but no, it doesn't need to
be. An XSLT stylesheet using nothing but fully qualified element names can
process a source document with all fully qualified names and create a result
with as little or as much use of namespaces as the stylesheet designer
>Does there need to be an "XSLT exception" or is there some general way
>of describing this that might make sense within the context of (2)?
I guess not!
Bob DuCharme www.snee.com/bob <bob@
snee.com> see http://www.snee.com/bob/xsltquickly for
info on new book "XSLT Quickly" from Manning Publications.