RE: Function to accept node and name of subnode in p
> From: G. Ken Holman [mailto:gkholman@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] > Sent: Wednesday, August 20, 2008 3:40 PM > To: xsl-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx > Subject: Re: Function to accept node and name of subnode in > parameter string > > At 2008-08-20 14:29 -0500, Bordeman, Chris wrote: > >Hi all. I need to create a 2.0 function that will accept an > element()? > >and a xs:string. The string will contain the name of a subnode of the > >first parameter. > > > >But it always seems to return just the second string I pass in, not > the > >value of the subnode. > > ... but the above assumes that your $childname contains the same > prefix-qualified name as your input tree. If you only want to check > on the name portion without the prefix, then you will need > local-name(.) instead of name(.). > > If you need a complete namespace-safe solution then pass in a third > argument: > > <xsl:param name="childns" as="xs:string"/> > > ... and the following test will work indpendent of any prefix chosen > by the author of the document: > > <xsl:when test="$node and $node/*[local-name(.)=$childname and > namespace-uri(.)=$childns] != ''"> > <xsl:value-of select="$node/*[local-name(.)=$childname and Or he could just change the last parameter to be a QName which packages the name and namespace URI together... Andy.
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