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Re: __LINE__ equivalent in XSTL

Subject: Re: __LINE__ equivalent in XSTL
From: "G. Ken Holman" <gkholman@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 02 Dec 2011 07:22:18 -0500
Re:  __LINE__ equivalent in XSTL
At 2011-12-02 13:14 +0100, Bartolomeo Nicolotti wrote:
in C there's a pre-processor directive

__LINE__

that gives you the line of source where the directive is.

Is there an equivalent in XSLT?

No ... how were you planning to exploit this information in your transformation? Perhaps there is something else to help you.


Remember that the input lines of all documents fed into the XSLT processor are not accessible to an XSLT transformation because the transformation works on XPath node trees interpreted from those sources.

The XSLT processor, itself, may keep track of input source lines, but this is an aspect of the processor and not of the W3C specification.

I hope this helps.

. . . . . . . . . Ken


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