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RE: exclude-result-prefixes Editors please note:

Subject: RE: exclude-result-prefixes Editors please note:
From: "Pawson, David" <DPawson@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 8 Mar 2000 13:01:04 -0000
prefixes of please
David Carlisle said:

>> I can tell xt not to bother making the output namespace
>> sensitive by using exclude-result-prefixes?
>
>No, the output (in the XML method) will always be namespace sensitive
>(ie generate the specified result tree if parsed by a namespace aware
>parser)
>
>What it won't do is put xmlns:xxx declarations on the output that are
>not used. If you actually use that namespace and have declared that
                                     ^^^^^
>namespace in  exclude-result-prefixes then the spec isn't exactly clear
>what is supposed to happen, but the implication is (since that's what
>happens for elements in the xsl namespace) that it isn't an error
>and the declaration _does_ appear.

? What do you mean 'use'? please.

As in 
  <xsl:copy>
    something with a ns prefix
   </xsl:copy>

I.e. If I add something to the output tree that uses namespaces,
then it should put xmlns:xxx declarations on the output?

Concerned that the spec is clear here.

Regards, DaveP




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