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From Elliotte Rusty Harold <elh...@metalab.unc.edu>
Subject Re: FW: XSLT
Date Wed, 17 Nov 1999 13:35:43 GMT
> > > FYI to the group.  XSLT has been promoted to a "Recommendation."
> > >
> > > http://www.w3.org/TR/xslt
>Does anyone here know if there were any changes from the 10-08-99
>Proposed Recomendation?

Yes, a couple of minor changes:

First a literal result element that is used as the root element of a 
stylesheet must have an xsl:version attribute. This should help to 
avoid some common and confusing problems where xsl:stylesheet 
elements with the wrong namespace are unintentionally interpreted as 
literal result elements. See 

Second, the data-type attribute of xsl:sort can use a prefixed name 
to specify a data type not defined by XSLT. According to a note, "The 
XSL Working Group plans that future versions of XSLT will leverage 
XML Schemas to define further values for this attribute." See 

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