Re: Finding source file date/time from XSLT
No. Since, I am using Ant to transform ALL files with the Ant task xslt, there is no way I can specify the date of the file in the call to saxon. However, I just realised, that I can identify the source file using document-uri(), so it should be possible to just call java from the XSLT file. Regards, Jens On Fri, 10 Feb 2006, Antsnio Mota wrote: > Can't you just send the date/time of the file as a parameter to the XSLT? > > On 10/02/06, Jens Stavnstrup <js@xxxxxxx> wrote: > > > > I am current using Ant 1.6.5, Saxon 8.6 and Xerces 2.7.1 to transform a > > large set of XHTML files (adding header, footer, menu bar etc.). > > Additionally, I would like to add a time stamp of the source file in the > > transformed file (i.e. not the time the file was transformed, but the last > > time it was edited). > > > > When browsing the XSLTProcess.java from the Ant distribution, it looks as > > if the input file is send to the XSLT processor as a java.io.File object. > > So as far as I can see, it should be possible to write a Saxon > > Extension function, which can return the date/time of the processed XML > > file - please, correct me if I am wrong. > > > > Since I am far from a Java Whiz, I hope that somebody can provide me with > > a hint or two on how to implement such an extension function. > > > > Regards, > > > > Jens
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