[xquery-talk] How can I retrive namespace defined in xml

G. Ken Holman gkholman at CraneSoftwrights.com
Mon Jan 30 05:33:00 PST 2012

At 2012-01-30 18:56 +0530, Kunal Chauhan wrote:

>I want to retrive namespace that are defined in xml file.
>so how can I retrive it ?
>for Eg.
><abc xmlns:temp=".....">
><xyz xmlns:temp2="....">
>I want to retrive each namespace defined in xml file.
>I am able to retrive each and every attribute. but can't retrive namespace.
>so how can I get that ????

A combination of two calls using an element argument for context:

   in-scope-prefixes( $element )   - returns a sequence of namespace prefixes
   namespace-uri-for-prefix( $prefix, $element ) - returns a URI of namespace

I hope this helps.

. . . . . . . . . . Ken

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