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Re: Extension elements and xsl:include/import

From: James Clark <jjc@jclark.com>
Date: Thu, 30 Sep 1999 08:48:51 +0700
Message-ID: <37F2C182.F09FA903@jclark.com>
To: Kay Michael <Michael.Kay@icl.com>
CC: "'xsl-editors@w3.org'" <xsl-editors@w3.org>
Kay Michael wrote:
> It is stated in 14.1 that "The designation of a namespace as an extension
> namespace is effective within the subtree of the stylesheet rooted at the
> element bearing the [xsl:]extension-element-prefixes attribute".
> It is not stated whether this is the tree before or after the application of
> xsl:include and xsl:import. In particlar, does specifying
> extension-element-prefixes on the top-level xsl:stylesheet element affect
> elements within an included stylesheet?
> My preferred answer is that it shouldn't, since it's unreasonable for an
> including stylesheet to so fundamentally alter the meaning of the thing it
> is including.

The intent of the wording is that it shouldn't (it's using tree to mean
the tree produced in accordance with the Data Model, which isn't
affected by xsl:include or xsl:import).  I'll try to clarify this.

Received on Wednesday, 29 September 1999 22:31:45 UTC

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