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Subject: RE: Built-in templates for specific modes
From: "Michael Kay" <michael.h.kay@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 30 May 2002 15:32:33 +0100
RE:  Built-in templates for specific modes
I think you're right that the XSLT 1.0 spec is unclear here. 

I think the correct reading is that the built-in rules for text and
attribute nodes apply in every mode, and we have said this explicitly in
the XSLT 2.0 draft.

Michael Kay
Software AG
home: Michael.H.Kay@xxxxxxxxxxxx
work: Michael.Kay@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-xsl-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx 
> [mailto:owner-xsl-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of 
> Michael Leditschke
> Sent: 30 May 2002 11:13
> To: xsl-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject:  Built-in templates for specific modes
> The XSLT spec makes specific mention (section 5.8)
> of the fact that there is a built-in template for 
> root and element nodes whether a mode is used
> or not.
> However it makes no mention of built-in rules for
> text, attribute, comment or processing instruction
> nodes when a mode is used.
> By implication, by explicitly mentioning elements/root
> but not these others, I assume there is no built-in 
> template in such cases.
> Am I correct in assuming this? 
> My experience with MSXML would suggest it assumes 
> the built-in rules apply to text, attribute etc nodes 
> when a mode is used as well.
> Assuming an XML document
> <root>
>   <element>Some text</element>
> </root>
> and a stylesheet template
> <xsl:template match="/">
>   <xsl:apply-templates mode="dummy"/>
> </xsl:template>
> Should I expect to get anything out the other end?
> MSXML says yes.
> Any clarification appreciated.
> Regards
> Michael
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