Re: [xsl] XSL to generate required output

Subject: Re: [xsl] XSL to generate required output
From: Ragulf Pickaxe <ragulf.pickaxe@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 12 Dec 2005 17:36:21 +0100

David Carlisle wrote:
> Actually it says position less than the numeric value of the string
> value of a child element called poscurrent which may or may not be
> false, depending on that element.

Well, didn't see (or not see) the missing $ myself.

> But even if it said
> <xsl:variable name="poscurrent" select="position()"/>
> <xsl:copy-of select="following-sibling::Row[not(Cell='##')][position() &lt;
> It wouldn't necessarily always be false (although it would probably
> never be the required test). The current nodde list and the node list
> selected by following-sibling::Row[not(Cell='##')] are certainly
> different lists and so the meanings of position() in the two expressions
> quoted are more or less unrelated, and comparing then may be either true
> or false.

Yes, you are of course right. A following-sibling is a completely new
nodeset, and has no bearing on the current one. I read it as being two
of the same. This would only work, then, in a very limited amount of

Thank you.

Ragulf Pickaxe :-)

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