Re: [xsl] Is this about grouping ?

Subject: Re: [xsl] Is this about grouping ?
From: Wendell Piez <wapiez@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 03 Jul 2001 13:42:23 +0100
At 01:26 PM 7/3/01, David wrote:
Firstly the ./ at the beginning of a select expression never does

Except, of course, when it's part of a .// -- the crucial difference between these cases being much less subtle than it may seem. I think the fact that the difference between //node() and .//node() is so consequential, trips some new users into thinking node() and ./node() might be different, and they'd better "be safe" and say the latter. But the analogy is false, as a little research into XPath syntax and abbreviations will show.


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