[xquery-talk] querying an xml file with namespaces

Michael Kay mhk at mhk.me.uk
Thu Jan 12 10:01:03 PST 2006

> You can get all the namespaces in a document with something like this
> "distinct-values(//*/namespace-uri(.))".

No, that will only return the namespaces that are used in element names. If
your document includes an xsi:type attribute, for example, then the above
isn't likely to include the XMLSchema-instance namespace.

Michael Kay

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