[XML-SIG] dynamic information with xsl

Uche Ogbuji uche.ogbuji@fourthought.com
Mon, 27 Jan 2003 07:19:55 -0700

> Hi,
> Suppose I wish to convert an xml source with a xsl stylesheet to html
> output. While the conversion takes place, is it possible to have
> something like an "external function call" to insert dynamic data like
> date or "logged in" user for serverside formatting?
> Or is pre- or postprocessing neccessary?
> I read about the Extension Functions in the XSL Transformations (XSLT)
> Version 1.0 W3C Recommendation, but it also says, that "This version of
> XSLT does not provide a mechanism for defining implementations of
> extensions"
> I intend to use 4suite's xslt Processor. Could you please help me?

The following pages sketch how to write XPath/XSLT extensions in 4Suite:


Please have a look at them, and ask any questions that remain on the 4SUite 
mailing list


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