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Re: Variables and the mode attribute in apply-template

Subject: Re: Variables and the mode attribute in apply-templates
From: Dimitre Novatchev <dnovatchev@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 18 Nov 2005 19:52:43 +1100
xml mode attribute
On 11/4/05, ben senior <ben@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> I wish to decide between calling one of a set of templates depending on
> a fragment of xml (/content/layout/node()).
> Rather than having a mass of xsl:when/choose statements, I thought I
> would add :
> <xsl:apply-templates select="xxx" mode="{/content/layout/node()}"/>
> That didn't work. I then tried setting an xsl:variable and doing
> mode="$layout" and that didn't work.
> Then I tried setting the mode attribute using xsl:attribute and that
> didn't work.
> Am I missing out on something at the conceptual level - is this to do
> with xsl's statelessness?


Do read :


and you'll know how to do this in XSLT using FXSL.

Dimitre Novatchev
The generation of random numbers is too important to be left to chance

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