Re: [xsl] use of '>' and '<' in test

Subject: Re: [xsl] use of '>' and '<' in test
From: "Sarboday Misra" <smisra@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 12 Apr 2001 11:03:36 -0700

It is interesting as the rule which applies to &lt; is not a valid rule for &gt;.
Can you please point me to any url where exactly it is specified in specs. I have
come across this and I was thinking it is a bug and getting the things resolved by
other alternatives.


David Carlisle wrote:

> > I had seen the '>' and '<' used in xpath for simular code, so assumed that
> > it would be OK here.
> >
> > I'll use the &gt; and &lt; as per XSL
> The XPath syntax _is_ <  as in 3 < 5 but in any XML attribute if you
> need to enter a < you have to quote it, so to put that XPath expression
> in an attribute you need <xsl:if test="3 &lt; 5"> This is nothing to do
> with Xpath or XSLT, it is just a basic rule of XML. The same rule does
> not apply to > so you can go <xsl:if test="3 &gt; 5">  or  <xsl:if test="3 > 5">
> David
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