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Any idea if this will change in xslt 2.0? Couldn't really find it in the
rec (http://www.w3.org/TR/xslt20/) but it seems like a change which is
No, chance: it would completely break the xslt processing model, you
can't evaluate any expressions unless you know all functions. variables
templates etc that are defined, and you can't know that until _after_ the
stylesheet has been assembled by following the xsl:import.
as I wrote in the xsl-list thread:
Date: 6 Aug 2004 14:18:22 +0100
From: David Carlisle <firstname.lastname@example.org>
In-reply-to: <411381A6.email@example.com> (message from Ralph Holz
on Fri, 06 Aug 2004 15:03:34 +0200)
Subject: Re: [xsl] Parametrized includes -work-around?
> Now, of course, that would be exactly the feature we want (typical, eh). :-)
You want to have
saxon input.xml main.xsl x=custom-a.xsl
you can't do that, but you can do this which is simpler and usually
saxon input.xml custom-a.xsl
That is instead of having your runtime choice pass a parameter to the
main stylesheet choose your top level stylesheet at run time, and have
all those top level stylesheets include the common code.
If you really do need to generate a stylesheet then what you described
is what Mike meant.
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