RE: [xsl] key() question?

Subject: RE: [xsl] key() question?
From: DPawson@xxxxxxxxxxx
Date: Wed, 10 Jul 2002 13:48:23 +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,

Might I dare to question that David?

a template match is done in a given context,
the key (as I understand it) does the full traversal of the whole
document, as if template match="//pattern"

... but I could be wrong :-)

regards DaveP

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