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Subject: Re: Passing an XML fragment as a parameter
From: "Charles O'Connor coconnor@xxxxxxxxxxxx" <xsl-list-service@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 28 Mar 2019 18:28:17 -0000
Re:  Passing an XML fragment as a parameter
Unfortunately, <xsl:text> cannot have child elements, and I believe that the
interpretation as entities is happening upstream.

-----Original Message-----
From: Christophe Marchand cmarchand@xxxxxxxxxx
Sent: Thursday, March 28, 2019 1:56 PM
To: xsl-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re:  Passing an XML fragment as a parameter

Someting like

<xsl:text disable-output-escaping="yes"><xsl:copy-of
select="$NewAbstract"/></text> ?


Le 28/03/2019 C  18:38, Charles O'Connor coconnor@xxxxxxxxxxxx a C)critB :
> Hi,
> I need to create a transform for our engineers to pass an XML fragment
stored in a SQL database into a document as a parameter. Testing this in
Oxygen using XSLT 3.0 and Saxon is super easy. I can just declare the
parameter and then use the function fn:parse-xml-fragment:
>      <xsl:template match="article-meta/abstract">
>          <xsl:copy-of select="fn:parse-xml-fragment($NewAbstract)"/>
>      </xsl:template>
> Unfortunately, the transform has to work in an environment limited to XSLT
2.0 (XMLPrime). Without the function, the angle brackets are interpreted as
greater and less than entities. (Various semi-embarrassing experiments I've
done to try to force the issue get the processor to complain that value of the
parameter is xs:untypedAtomic.)
> I'm guessing this could be solved by saving the XML fragment as a document,
but is there a way to do it from memory?
> Thanks,
> Charles
> Charles O'Connor l Business Analyst
> Aries Systems Corporation l www.ariessys.com
> 50 High Street, Suite 21 l North Andover, MA l 01845 l USA
> Direct: 802-585-5655

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