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Date: 7/17/2003 12:21:00 AM
A very quick read of an XML / XSL book when I started and I've never managed to get the difference wrong. Semantics aside, I think its accurately named. Bear in mind that xsl:copy can act on attributes individually as well as nodes so naming it xsl:copy-node would be incorrect. Just me though so feel free to ignore. Chris. "Mark Johnson" <102334.12@c...> wrote in message news:7vjbhv4dchcbis8ec128tf3b0sosk1f26i@4...... > "Chris Barber" <chris@b...> wrote: > > >Sorry - what was the question again - you seem to have answered it yourself? > >Is xsl:copy not doing something that you feel it should in a specific XSLT? > > Good question. I just wondered that - copy-of - was perhaps misnamed, > or even, copy. Copy doesn't imply that the copy is immediately used, > then, by passing to the output thread. It implies it's held for some > purpose. But . . . at any rate, if aliases were allowed, I suppose > that I, myself, would use them for these. I suppose, even better, > would be a pre-proc layer on top of the xslt, another language, which > could present more meaningful names. I don't know. Probably isn't any > big deal.