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Re: using <ns> to specify namespaces

From: Felix Sasaki <fsasaki@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 02 Feb 2006 21:40:06 +0900
To: "Sebastian Rahtz" <Sebastian.Rahtz@oucs.ox.ac.uk>
Cc: "Yves Savourel" <yves@opentag.com>, public-i18n-its@w3.org
Message-ID: <op.s4cis4qcx1753t@ibm-60d333fc0ec>

On Thu, 02 Feb 2006 18:27:20 +0900, Sebastian Rahtz  
<Sebastian.Rahtz@oucs.ox.ac.uk> wrote:

> Felix Sasaki wrote:
>>  Talking from the XSLT / XQuery perspective: Both Sebastians and my  
>> implementations need to copy the string values of the selector  
>> attributes into generated XSLT stylesheet / XQuery files. So we need an  
>> extra step anyway to generate zero or more xmlns elements in these  
>> files, so that the XSLT / XQuery processor understands these values as  
>> "namespace using" XPath expressions.
>>  This task seems to me easier to do with the <its:ns> element, rather  
>> than analyzing xmlns attributes at "its:documentRules". Although the  
>> task would be not impossible for XQuery, I think. Sebastian, what do  
>> you think about XSLT?
> as it stands in XSLT 1.0, I don't see any way to get the necessary
> information across from the (otherwise reasonable) notation Yves
> proposes. Can you see a way, Felix?
Ah, sorry, I just thought of XSLT 2.0 ... With XSLT 1.0, you are really  
lost, I think.

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