I have written some extension functions for an xsl style sheet
These are writtin in Java
One function takes a NodeList from the style sheet and does a bit of messing
around with databases and external tools and returns a Vector of objects of a
class that is defined inside the interface class.
The Methods are static methods on the class and the class is defined as a
Another template is used to interrogate each object in the vector and build up
the output accordinglu. It does this via a
<xsl:for-each select="mynamespace:my-function( node ) >
<xsl:with-param name="abc" select="."/>
<xsl:element name="Item" use-attribute-sets="Detail">
my-function takes a NodeSet and returns a Vector of items
my-second-funcction takes an item and returns a String
This all worked straight away using Saxon 8 xslt version 2.
You'd think that was enough but some people here think Xalan is a better
standard, and for the life of me I cant get it to work with Xalan.
The interface with strings and NodeSet all works fine and I can return the
Vector into a variable but I have totally failed to process the elements of the
The error message I get is
"SystemId Unknown; Line #0; Column #0; Can not convert #UNKNOWN
(java.util.Vector) to a NodeList!"
All suggestions (yes all) gratefully received
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