[NTG-context] \xmldocument vs #1 in \xmlsetsetup
oinos at gmx.es
Mon Nov 14 19:28:48 CET 2022
On 11/14/22 14:00, Denis Maier via ntg-context wrote:
> most examples in the mkiv-xml manual use #1 with \xmlsetsetup, e.g.
> \startxmlsetups xml:demo:base
> However, in quite a few occasions I’ve noticed the usage of \xmldocument
> instead of #1.
> What exactly is the difference ?
I have just found the following explanation
The macro \xmldocument expands to the current document id. There is
also \xmlself which expands to the current node number (#1 in setups).
Now I think that I have abused \xmldocument too much, since I should
have used #1. But I’m afraid I haven’t got much different results.
I must also confess that a proper explanation would be helpful (to me in
order) to understsand when \xmldocument should not be used.
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