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XslTransform works but all 'http' links from XSL file failed

Posted on 2003-11-17
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Hello.
I am trying to make some interface to xsl transfromation from C#.
My last function was:
//loads
public static void Transform(ref spXmlDoc, string sXslFile)
{
    XmlDocument spXslDoc = new XmlDocument();
    XslTransform oXslTransform = new XslTransform();
    oXslTransform.Load(sXslFile);
//  thats my function that successfully loads xml files to xmldocument object
    XmlUtils.XmlFileLoad(ref spXslDoc, sXslFile);
    StringWriter oStringWriter = new StringWriter();
    XmlResolver oResolver = new XmlResolver();
    oXslTransform.Transform(spXmlDoc.DocumentElement, null, oStringWriter, oResolver);
    spXmlDoc.LoadXml(oStringWriter.ToString());
}
So as I meant it works but only for 'local' files called from xsl.
if in the xsl there is something like that:
...
<!-- getting http base address from local files -->
<xsl:variable name="home" select="document('const.xml')/Constants/Address" />
<xsl:variable name="ClientProps" select="document(concat($home, 'properties.asp'))"/>
...
it's stopping. (I've checked that xsl on XMLSPY 5 Professional, it worked.)
So I'm sure there is something here about resolving url's, credentials and something else. But how to fix it?
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Hi,

Have a look at this article, i believe it addresses your concern

Secure XSL Transformations in Microsoft .NET
http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/default.asp?url=/library/en-us/dnexxml/html/xml07212003.asp

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Really, yes... But I am still trying to build some more usable and comortable interface. Could we continue after I'll send the points to you?
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Hi,

Of course we can, but if the question is answered it's fair to give me the points, right ? :)

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You absolutely right
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