Re: <xsl:stylesheet xmlns:xsl.................> question
> I am trying to understand what exactly does 'xmlns' do in > <xsl:stylesheet xmlns:xsl="http://www.w3.org/XSL/Transform/1.0"> it declares the xml namespace (hence xmlns) which has name the URL http://www.w3.org/XSL/Transform/1.0 is to be associated with elements and attributes that have the prefix xsl: You could just as well have <jha:stylesheet xmlns:jha="http://www.w3.org/XSL/Transform/1.0"> and then use <jha:apply-templates etc, the XSL engine would treat this exactly the same as a stylesheet using xsl:. > Does the proper execution of the styleseet depend on the specified url > being up and running? No, it is just a name. > Does the xsl processor download something from this site? No. David XSL-List info and archive: http://www.mulberrytech.com/xsl/xsl-list
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