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Re: Questions on the new XSL spec (section 2.7.12)

From: "G. Ken Holman" <gkholman@-------------------->
Date: 12/30/1998 5:44:00 AM
At 98/12/29 13:01 +0700, James Clark wrote:
>There's no way to do this currently.  To handle this, you would need a
>pattern that matched namespace nodes, and an element that created
>namespace nodes, so you could do something like:
><xsl:element name="{name(.)}">
>  <xsl:for-each select="namespace()">
>    <xsl:namespace name="{name(.)}">
>       <xsl:value-of select="."/>
>    </xsl:namespace>
>  </xsl:for-each>

I found this very helpful ... but I can't find either name() or namespace()
documented in the WD.  Are these (and any others?) proposed for the next
WD?  Is there any confidence in their being accepted?

Thanks (as always)!

............... Ken

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