Default actions in XSLT 2.1
>>>>> "Andrew" == Andrew Welch <andrew.j.welch@xxxxxxxxx> writes: >> What could be more explicit than copy? Andrew> The (slight) problem with just "copy" is that there are Andrew> two types of copy: shallow and deep, and so its not clear Andrew> immediately clear whether the default action for "copy" Andrew> is: Andrew> <xsl:copy> <xsl:apply-templates select="@*|node()"/> Andrew> or Andrew> <xsl:copy-of select="."/> Andrew> Maybe "copy" could be improved on to make it clear that Andrew> it's not a straight copy, for example "copy-descent" Andrew> (that's an example, not a suggestion!) Since it is proposed to be the first of the two alternatives, which is not copying, then I withdraw my comment. Perhaps modified-copy would be a better name. -- Colin Adams Preston Lancashire
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