Tip, Packaging XSLT lookup tables as EXSLT functions

Use the community standard XSLT extensions

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Uche Ogbuji

Date archived: February 23, 2017 | First published: January 24, 2005

In an earlier tip, Uche Ogbuji demonstrated how to build lookup tables in XSLT. In a follow-up tip, he covered how to handle error or default conditions for these lookup tables. This tip shows you how to use the functions module from EXSLT, the community standard in XSLT extensions, and how this technique further improves lookup tables by packaging code into easily reusable functions.

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