RE: [xsl] data structure in xslt?

Subject: RE: [xsl] data structure in xslt?
From: "Michael Kay" <michael.h.kay@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 8 Oct 2002 09:51:07 +0100
> I am using xslt for code generation from xml document. I need 
> to maintain a data structure to remember a list of special 
> nodes I have visited before. Is there any way in xslt which 
> can address this issue?

No, because there is no "before" and "after" in XSLT, it is not a
sequential programming language but a declarative one.

You need to think about your problem in functional terms: what is the
functional relationship of the output document to the source document?

Michael Kay
Software AG
home: Michael.H.Kay@xxxxxxxxxxxx
work: Michael.Kay@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx 

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