RE: [xsl] template matching

Subject: RE: [xsl] template matching
From: Peter Flynn <pflynn@xxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 05 Feb 2004 15:19:40 +0000
On Wed, 2004-02-04 at 14:51, Varley, Roger wrote:
> > 
> > <xsl:template match="//note">
> >   <li>
> >     <xsl:apply-templates/>
> >   </li>
> > </xsl:template>
> > 
> Oh rats! Just when I thought I'd got my head around XSLT. 

Gin and tonic required?

> Would you explain why this works, in particular why it prints only
> the values of the <note> elements 

Because that's what it says it will do. The template
will match every note in the document, at any depth
or location, and for each one, output a LI element
containing the value of the note.

> and no blank lines for the <sub1> <sub2 .... elements 

Because there's nothing there to do that. Where did you
want space to appear? 


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