Re: [xsl] Understanding axis

Subject: Re: [xsl] Understanding axis
From: David Carlisle <davidc@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 29 Oct 2002 17:02:05 GMT
> return the same values. I would have thought...
> local-name( */child::* )
> local-name( */*/* )
> would be the same (which they aren't).

I can't see why you should think they are the same, the rule is fairly
simple that if you don't specify an attribute it is child:: so
just as

> Could somebody help me reason out why it is this way?

I can't see what you would want the rule to be, why do you want
the child attribute to be inferred on one * and not the other?


  <xsl:for-each select="*/child::*[local-name()=$v]">

  read as I only want */* where they have a child named $v.

I am not sure what you mean. */* is all grandchildren, do you mean the
grandchildren have children named $v, that would be



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