Re: xml, xslt and namespaces
Mahdi Mankai wrote: > I wonder if somebody can afford me a suitable solution for my problem. > starting from from an original xml file that uses namespaces : > > <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> > > <h:request xmlns:h="http://www.mydomain.org/ns/">> > <h:title> > XML, XSLT and Namespaces > </h:title> > <h:message> > How to reference XML source namespaces in XSLT files > </h:message> > </h:request> > > I want to transform it into xslt. the problem is that I dont know how to > resolve the original xml namespaces. [snipped] > <xsl:value-of select="h:request/h:title"/> > </b> > <br/> > <xsl:value-of select="h:request/h:message"/> > </body> > </html> > </xsl:template> > </xsl:stylesheet> > > this solution doesn't suit me because I want to avoid rewriting the h: > prefix with every tag!!! > You can't really avoid having a namespace prefix in the xpath statements, because xpath knows nothing about any default namespaces. So if the elements you want to select are in a given namespace, then the xpath expressions must explicitly contain a prefix that puts the elements into that namespace. Cheers, Tom P -- Thomas B. Passin Explorer's Guide to the Semantic Web (Manning Books) http://www.manning.com/catalog/view.php?book=passin
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