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David Carlisle wrote:
> depends what you mean by semantics. XSLT allows data to be embedded in
> the stylesheet so long as the element wrapping that data is prefixed and
> bound to a namespace not XSLT. I often use data:,x for that (actually I
> often still use x as well, but don't tell anyone:-) Within the
> stylesheet elements in that namespace contain important data used at
> runtime. So the semantics are rather localised, just to this one
> stylesheet, but they are specified in the XSLT rec which specifies the
> semantics of any non xslt namespace when it us used as a child of the
> xsl:stylesheet element.

I recommend that such elements be qualified with a namespace name that
resolves to a short document:

A simple message "this namespace is used to qualify application private
elements in XSLT stylesheets"
Or better, some documentation as to what the data formats are.



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