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XML/XSL help

XML/XSL help

Hi guys, i'm really new at xml and xsl. all im tyring to do is grab information from the xml then use an xsl file to perform a sql insert. I'm trying to get all <a> values from the different <id>'s.

Please help:

Here's the xml im using:

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8" ?>
- <survey xmlns=""

  - <questionnaire>
      - <q>
      - <q>
     - <q>

And here's the xsl im working on:
<xsl:stylesheet version="1.0"
      <xsl:output method="xml"/>
      <xsl:template match="/ns:survey">
            <xsl:element name="SQL">
                  <xsl:apply-templates select="ns:questionnaire/ns:q"/>
      <xsl:template match="ns:q/[child::ns:id=1]">
            <xsl:element name="Command">
                  <xsl:attribute name="nonQuery">
                  <xsl:attribute name="type">
           <xsl:text>INSERT INTO Staff (StaffID) VALUES ('</xsl:text>
                  <xsl:value-of select="ns:a"/>


Thank you in advance.

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