Re: [xsl] Variables

Subject: Re: [xsl] Variables
From: David Carlisle <davidc@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 13 Jul 2004 14:01:08 +0100
> Afterall the number of loops in here is the same as the number
> of vars...

the cost of a loop is not the loop so much rather the cost of finding
teh nodes, so (in any of the versions) istead of repeatedly going

<xsl;for-each select="/a/b/c/d/e/f/"

go <xsl:variable name="x" select="/a/b/c/d/e/f/" />

<xsl:for-each select="$x"/>

that way you onlyneed do teh search once. (Actually some xslt systems
may spot the same xpath being used more than once and do this
optimisation automatically.

Alternatively you can use a key


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