[XQuery Update Newbie] Rename all element nodes (in no namespace) to the same name, but in a namespace?Costello, Roger L. costello at mitre.org
Sat Feb 20 09:32:08 PST 2010
Michael Kay wrote: > Try > rename node $i as QName('http://www.gym.com', local-name($i)) I tried that. I got the same error message: New name conflicts with existing namespace binding I am using Saxon, version 22.214.171.124 Any ideas? /Roger ________________________________________ From: Michael Kay [http://x-query.com/mailman/listinfo/talk] Sent: Saturday, February 20, 2010 9:17 AM To: Costello, Roger L.; http://x-query.com/mailman/listinfo/talk Subject: RE: [XQuery Update Newbie] Rename all element nodes (in no namespace) to the same name, but in a namespace? > I figured that I could simply do a rename: > > for $i in doc('FitnessCenter.xml')//* > return rename node $i as QName('http://www.gym.com', name($i)) > > Here's the error message I get from Saxon: > > New name conflicts with existing namespace binding > > What's the correct way to do this please? Try rename node $i as QName('http://www.gym.com', local-name($i)) You're trying to use the existing prefix to refer to a new namespace, and the trouble is that rename() doesn't get rid of the unused namespace node which binds that prefix to a different URI. Regards, Michael Kay http://www.saxonica.com/ http://twitter.com/michaelhkay
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