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Re: [xml-dev] XSL writing

G. Ken Holman wrote:
> (1) - no DOCTYPE is needed (though I find them handy at times for some 
> entity shortcuts)

Ahh, indeed. Not needed, but, as a pedantic exercise, should it be there?

> (2) - excluding-result-prefixes is used to prune the stylesheet node 
> tree of namespaces irrelevant to the construction of the result tree.  
> Unless you are also using Dublin Core in your XHTML, then you should 
> probably prune the "dc" namespaces as well while you are at it.

Probably not using DC in the XHTML, so will do.

> (3) - attribute sets are handy first-class constructs used to manage a 
> collection of attributes as a whole, they are not required to be used

OK. I see. Actually, I must prune out that comment in the source - it 
was more of an aide-memoir to myself...

> I suggest you come up with more specific questions regarding XSLT 
> functionality and post them to the Mulberry list.
> I hope this helps. 

It does. Many thanks.

Phil ( now tootling off to the correct list :-)

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