RE: Wish List: Allow <xsl:choose> within <xsl:call-template>
On Wed, 10 Nov 1999, Mike Brown wrote: > I don't get it. Did your example templates demonstrate what you were trying > to say? It seems like this would do just as well in the second template, and > wouldn't be that much more tedious: > > <xsl:choose> > <xsl:when test="$one"> > <xsl:call-template name="base-function"> > <xsl:with-param name="one" select="$one" /> > </xsl:call-template> > </xsl:when> > <xsl:when test="$done" > > <xsl:call-template name="base-function"> > <xsl:with-param name="one" select="$done" /> > </xsl:call-template> > </xsl:when> > </xsl:choose> This works when you only have one parameter; but in the general case with N parameters, you have N! cases to handle with the current method shown above -- by allowing the <xsl:choose> inside the <xsl:call-template> you avoid all this unnecessary writing. In my current application I have 8 parameters in the base function; each with non-trivial default values. As a work-around I've had to make each "default value" a stand-alone template that is called by the derived function. Does this explain better? XSL-List info and archive: http://www.mulberrytech.com/xsl/xsl-list
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