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RE: XML fragments in XSLT 2.0

From: Kay, Michael <Michael.Kay@softwareag.com>
Date: Wed, 20 Feb 2002 12:51:57 +0100
Message-ID: <DFF2AC9E3583D511A21F0008C7E6210602679C59@daemsg02.software-ag.de>
To: "'Elliotte Rusty Harold'" <elharo@metalab.unc.edu>, xsl-editors@w3.org
Thanks for the comment. I'll make sure the wording is fixed.

Mike Kay

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Elliotte Rusty Harold [mailto:elharo@metalab.unc.edu]
> Sent: 19 February 2002 19:44
> To: xsl-editors@w3.org
> Subject: XML fragments in XSLT 2.0
> 
> 
> I notice that xsl:message is still defined to produce an XML 
> fragment as 
> it was in XSLT 1.0. This term is also used in section 16.1.3 
> where the 
> spec states, "An extension function 
> <http://www.w3.org/TR/xslt20/#dt-extension-function> can be used to 
> convert the argument to a string or return an XML fragment to 
> be copied 
> to the result tree if desired." However, nowhere does the 1.0 or 2.0 
> spec actually define the term "XML fragment".
> 
> I suspect it would be possible to write these two sections purely in 
> terms of sequences, without reference to some nebulous 
> concept of "XML 
> fragment". However, if it isn't possible, then the spec needs 
> to state 
> precisely what it means by the words "XML fragment".
> 
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