Re: [xsl] Patterns usage in XSLT template rules

Subject: Re: [xsl] Patterns usage in XSLT template rules
From: Ramkumar Menon <ramkumar.menon@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 2 May 2005 18:27:09 +0530
Hi Bruce,
Sorry for not being clear enough, but I had meant to ask "why are
patterns like (foo) or (/child::foo) considered invalid patterns as
per XSLT specification ?"
Curious  as to whether this kind of a pattern breaks any semantics of XSLT .

On 5/2/05, Bruce D'Arcus <bdarcus@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On 5/2/05, Ramkumar Menon <ramkumar.menon@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > I run into a compilation error while using this stylesheet..
> >
> >   <xsl:template match="(/)">
> >     <o1:NeverPrints/>
> >   </xsl:template>
> It should be just "/", in the same way that it's "foo" not "(foo)".
> Bruce

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