Re: Finding the root element

Subject: Re: Finding the root element
From: ht@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx (Henry S. Thompson)
Date: 30 Oct 1998 10:17:36 +0000
"W. Eliot Kimber" <eliot@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:

> 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. 

I think Norm never mentioned the key point here:  The DSSSL standard
provides (current-root), which clearly would provide the needed node
within (root ...) or elsewhere.  It happens that Jade doesn't
include this procedure in the subset of DSSSL it implements, hence
Norm's problem.

  Henry S. Thompson, HCRC Language Technology Group, University of Edinburgh
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