Re: Finding the root element

Subject: Re: Finding the root element
From: "W. Eliot Kimber" <eliot@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 29 Oct 1998 11:33:54 -0600
At 10:58 AM 10/29/98 -0500, G. Ken Holman wrote:
>At 98/10/29 15:32 +0000, Henry S. Thompson wrote:
>>Actually, undocumented feature of Jade is that (current-node) does in fact
>>return the root inside a root rule.  
>Is that Jade-specific or DSSSL standard?  I assumed the description
>relating to "SDQL context" meant that "in the context of root,
>(current-node) returns the root node" ... but now that I look deeper into
>the spec, I can't find justification for that.

How could root rules be useful if you didn't have the grove root available?
If the standard as published doesn't provide for it, then the standard is
broken and needs to be fixed. 


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