Re: [xsl] key() question?

Subject: Re: [xsl] key() question?
From: David Carlisle <davidc@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 10 Jul 2002 13:21:04 +0100
> I want to understand this: is this the behaviour of the key construct? 
> Will it always do a full recursive traversal of the entire tree to 
> locate nodes matches by the pattern?

It's a match attribute with the same semantics as the match on xsl:template.
So yes it basically implies a full traversal, although of course the
system may or may not be able to optimise away some of that work (in
particular not do it at all if the key is never used).


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