Wednesday, November 29, 2006

xsl:include, xsl:import & msxml:script blocked on WSS 3 XML WebParts

I discovered today (the hard way), that we can no longer use xsl:include and xsl:import elements in XSL Transformations for Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 XML WebParts.

Along with those msxml:script is also blocked.

I am going to investigate this further and see if there is an administrative way to bypass this security restriction. XSLT code reuse is a useful thing and I want to keep it as an option in some environments.


I am including two relevant links I found on the web:
I would appreciate comments from people who know more on the subject.

Saturday, November 25, 2006

Moving to WSS 3

I am in the process of replacing my old personal site with a new version based on Windows SharePoint Services 3.0.

My previous site is based on Windows SharePoint Services 2.0, and is currently located at

Though I could just gradually upgrade the old site to the new version of WSS I opted not to do so because the last few months I have been considering of restructuring my sites completely. I am not currently getting into any more details on this, but the bottom line is that I came to have far too many personal sites which rendered my main site almost useless. On the other hand I need I WSS based site in order to enjoy the goodies of WSS like custom lists and document sharing with my family, friends and colleagues.

So what you can expect to see here is either a private site or a public site replacing the current versions of and