RE: self axis and attributes

Subject: RE: self axis and attributes
From: "Kevin Jones" <kjouk@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 17 Nov 2000 22:12:51 -0000

> but no! The self:: axis's principal node type is element, and since
> the attribute is not a dem:count element, it still gets included! The
> best I can do whilst retaining independence between the stylesheet and
> source is:
>   @*[not(local-name() = 'count' and
>          namespace-uri() = document('')/*/namespace::dem)]
>                            ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
>                         or hand-code, or variable, or entity
> [Please don't tell me to swap the xsl:attribute for the xsl:copy-of to
>  override the dem:count - I'm looking for a general solution.]
> Am I missing something? Is there any way of testing the identity of
> namespaced attributes while retaining independence between the source
> and stylesheet and without testing the namespace-uri()?

It's a bit ugly but I think this works,

<xsl:template match="vote">
      <xsl:attribute name="dem:count">
         <xsl:value-of select="@rep:count - 432" />
	<xsl:variable name="dem" select="generate-id(@dem:count)"/>
      <xsl:copy-of select="@*[generate-id()!=$dem]" />

Of course its not so easy if you are dealing with more than one attribute...


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