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Re: xsl processing problem with multiple templates

  • From: "G. Ken Holman" <gkholman@CraneSoftwrights.com>
  • To: <xml-dev@lists.xml.org>
  • Date: Sat, 14 Nov 2009 16:19:36 -0500

Re:  xsl processing problem with multiple templates
XSLT and XPath questions would be better posted to the following list:

   http://www.mulberrytech.com/xsl/xsl-list

There are a number of subscribers who would enthusiastically respond 
to such questions.

There is also an *excellent* XSLT FAQ at:

   http://www.dpawson.co.uk

At 2009-11-14 15:56 -0500, Ian S. Worthington wrote:
>I have a bunch of fixn.xml files which contain something like:
>
><?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?>
><?xml-stylesheet type="text/xsl" href="fix.xsl"?>
><fix>
><number>BED012</number>
>...
></fix>
>
>Apart from being able to display them alone (via the embedded xsl) I'd like to
>turn them into a list of fixes.  It looks like xinclude is what I need for
>this,

It doesn't look like that to me ... it looks like you need the 
document() function.

>My master list of fixes looks like:
>
><?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?>
><?xml-stylesheet type="text/xsl" href="xinclude.xsl"?>
><fixlist xmlns:xi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XInclude">
>         <fix><number>BED000</number></fix>
>         <fix><number>BED111</number></fix>
>         <xi:include href="fix1.xml"/>
>         <xi:include href="fix2.xml"/>
></fixlist>

How about something like:

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?>
<?xml-stylesheet type="text/xsl" href="allfixes.xsl"?>
<fixlist>
         <fix><number>BED000</number></fix>
         <fix><number>BED111</number></fix>
         <fix href="fix1.xml"/>
         <fix href="fix2.xml"/>
</fixlist>

Then in allfixes.xsl have one instruction that pushes all fix elements:

   <xsl:apply-templates select="fix[not(@href)] |
                                document( fix/@href )/fix"/>

... and then handle each fix element that arrives either from the 
local file or the referred file.

>Is there anyway of getting them both to work in harmony?

The above is one push instruction for all fixes, embedded or referred.

I hope this helps.

. . . . . . . . . . Ken

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