Something like: <xsl:template match="myns:@* | myns:*"> <xsl:copy> <xsl:apply-templates select="@*"/> <xsl:apply-templates/> </xsl:copy> </xsl:template> <xsl:template match="node()"/> <xsl:template match="*"> <xsl:apply-templates/> </xsl:template> -Rob On Wed, 2008-02-06 at 08:03 -0800, Steven Ericsson-Zenith wrote: > On Feb 6, 2008, at 2:38 AM, Andrew Welch wrote: > > > After 8 years or so of XSLT now, the "a-ha" moment only came to me the > > other day ... > > This, of course, is a problem that language designers should consider. > > I assume that namespaces, from my experience with xsd more than xsl, > are things that are meant to be observed by translators. I now begin > to wonder how I specify operations on elements in a particular name > space but from what Michael has said it seems they are simply > "syntactic sugar" to enable unique identification (avoid naming > conflicts) in single passes. Is there a way to specify that a style > sheet processes only the elements of a particular name space? I don't > think there is, but it sounds like something I could use for code > modularity. > > With respect, > Steven
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