Re: Re: Creating a XSL to return the input
> The "identity transformation" is NOT defined as an identity function > but a side effect of the definition of XPath and XSLT and assuming that > the XSLt processor provides serialization. Pardon my ignorance. Doesn't xsltproc provide serialization? > It will not do identity for all the items possibly present in the > initial infoset or serailization and not represented by the > XPath data model. Aren't comments and PIs represented in the XPath data model? >From the XPath spec: http://www.w3.org/TR/xpath#section-Comment-Nodes "There is a comment node for every comment, except for any comment that occurs within the document type declaration." http://www.w3.org/TR/xpath#section-Processing-Instruction-Nodes "There is a processing instruction node for every processing instruction, except for any processing instruction that occurs within the document type declaration." > You're IMHO both wrong and a bit pedant :-) I'd love to be really wrong on this. :o) Probably other people also could clarify this question. ===== Cheers, Dimitre Novatchev. http://fxsl.sourceforge.net/ -- the home of FXSL XSL-List info and archive: http://www.mulberrytech.com/xsl/xsl-list
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