I have a transform action which calls for an externally hosted .xsl file. I know this is being loaded as I have tested to see if the XSL was being read (just stuffed it into a variable) and that using the debug probe I can see the execution trace with the input, xml-parse and response.
However, the transform isn't doing what was expected so I put in a number of xsl:message calls to write out some runtime values to the log, but this failed as well.
Are there any restrictions on running transforms using dp:transform is such a transform allowed to make dp function calls (yes, the namespaces were declared) or other such calls which require calls outside the context fo the input message?
(running xi50 with v5)
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2 replies Latest Post - 2013-02-07T13:59:24Z by HisNibs
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kenhygh 120000PD1B764 PostsACCEPTED ANSWER
Re: dp:transform behaviour2013-02-06T10:33:28Z in response to HisNibsI do this all the time, so it's definitely possible.
But I bet your problem is that your changes aren't getting executed because DP has cached the old copy. For doing this kind of thing you'll need to use a non-caching XML Manager on your service, which will reload the remote stylesheet every time you make a change.
HisNibs 2700018A2U81 PostsACCEPTED ANSWER
Re: dp:transform behaviour2013-02-07T13:59:24Z in response to kenhyghThanks for the response although it wasn't the problem it was useful to note I had a 20 min refresh and this wouldn't have helped with debugging !!!
The fundamental issue was an incorrect datatype when referencing the offboard XSL. I could see the XSL in the variable so thought I had referenced it correctly when in fact I had not, just the debug logs weren't giving the best of information. All sorted and thanks for your help.