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Default current date in XSLT 1.0


I have an xslt that converts xml to html. i need to display current date in html. How can i set the current date or system date in mm/dd/yyyy format in XSLT?( I know two options that 1.by writing java class. 2. XSLT 2.0 with current-date())

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In XSLT 2.0, call the current-date() function.

In XSLT 1.0, either pass the date in from the calling application as a stylesheet parameter, or check whether your XSLT processor supports the date extension functions in www.exslt.org

Michael Kay
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