Re: self axis and attributes

Subject: Re: self axis and attributes
From: Jeni Tennison <mail@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 22 Nov 2000 11:22:15 +0000

>> 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:variable name="dem" select="generate-id(@dem:count)"/>
>       <xsl:copy-of select="@*[generate-id()!=$dem]" />

Or squash it all into one line like:

    select="@*[generate-id() != generate-id(current()/@dem:count)]" />

It is unwieldy, but not as unwieldy as testing namespace-uris!  Good

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

Nor is the other solution, though.  This is a better workaround.

Thanks very much,


Jeni Tennison

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