[xml/sgml-pkgs] Bug#468871: xsltproc: namespace-alias doesn't work

Daniel Leidert daniel.leidert at wgdd.de
Sun Mar 2 02:25:33 UTC 2008

Am Samstag, den 01.03.2008, 20:45 -0500 schrieb Daniel Dickinson:

> In order to produce a stylesheet from xml and a stylesheet one needs
> to use a namespace prefix other than xsl:.  This is typically turned
> into a useable stylesheet by using namespace-alias, unfortunately it
> doesn't do anything with xsltproc.

Confirmed. But there are several workarounds: Use <xsl:element> for the
literal output. Or use "xsl:" for the literal output and e.g. "x:" for
the real stylesheet.

However, xsltproc claims to fully support xsl:namespace-alias
(see /usr/share/doc/xsltproc/FEATURES.gz), so I guess, it's really a

Regards, Daniel

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