> From: Thomas B. Passin > It depends on the processor (and sometimes on how it is invoked). > Theoretically there are supposed to be three slashes for a > file on the local > machine, or "file://localhost/" - they are equivalent > according to the RFC. > > A single slash is not legal but many processors allow it > because it is a > common error. > > Whether the path separators should be changed from > backslaches to forward > slashes is not made clear in the RFC. If the path part of the URL is > considered to be "opaque", then they should remain > backslashes. If the path > is considered to be parsable, they should be changed. How does your > processor consider them? You have to try and see. > > Furthermore, some processors erroneously insist on just a > single slash after > the "file:". Some act differently depending on whether you > are invoking a > file on the command line or from within a stylesheet. For the faq please, since it hasn't been cleanly resolved. would people post what works with following info: xslt processor, OS, e.g. Saxon, win95 file:///name.ext works I'll collate and post to the faq. Regards DaveP ********** snip here ************** - NOTICE: The information contained in this email and any attachments is confidential and may be legally privileged. If you are not the intended recipient you are hereby notified that you must not use, disclose, distribute, copy, print or rely on this email's content. If you are not the intended recipient, please notify the sender immediately and then delete the email and any attachments from your system. RNIB has made strenuous efforts to ensure that emails and any attachments generated by its staff are free from viruses. However, it cannot accept any responsibility for any viruses which are transmitted. We therefore recommend you scan all attachments. Please note that the statements and views expressed in this email and any attachments are those of the author and do not necessarily represent those of RNIB. RNIB Registered Charity Number: 226227 Website: http://www.rnib.org.uk XSL-List info and archive: http://www.mulberrytech.com/xsl/xsl-list
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