RE: Namespace declarations in XML
> I have a client passing me a feed with a top-level element > that looks like this: > > <ArrayOfProductType > xmlns:xsd="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema" > xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance" > xmlns="http://catalog.9squared.com"> > > Now, am I mistaken in thinking that namespace declarations > are inappropriate in an XML feed? And if I am mistaken, how > do I work with that? I even duplicated these namespace > declarations in my xsl and then pointed them to resolve to > the xsl namespace, but I am still getting nothing to output. All elements in the above feed are in the 'http://catalog.9squared.com' namespace, so in order to match them you will have to declare that namespace in your stylesheet, give it a prefix and then match elements with that prefix: <xsl:stylesheet xmlns:foo="http://catalog.9squared.com" ...... And then: <xsl:template match="foo:whatever">..... Read here for more 'Matching nodes in the default namespace' info: http://www.dpawson.co.uk/xsl/sect2/N5536.html#d6408e1012 cheers andrew
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