Re: [xsl] union/intersection on attribute values

Subject: Re: [xsl] union/intersection on attribute values
From: Francis Norton <francis@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sat, 21 Apr 2001 15:26:08 +0100
David Carlisle wrote:
> select="item/@set1[. = /items/item/@set2]"
> select="item/@set1[not(. = /items/item/@set2)]"
> select="item/@set2[not(. = /items/item/@set1)]"
> that'll return duplicate entries which can be removed eg by using the
> count(.| trick I used on a posting early today (and it's too late to
> reconstruct:-)
select="string(item/@set2[not(. = /items/item/@set1)])"

is an alternative way of de-duping the results.

(I'm surprised to find that I now have a fairly good idea of what
various functions do given a node-set parameter with more than one node
- I was delighted to find document() to be in the process *all* nodes


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