Re: [xsl] xsl:for or xsl:repeat

Subject: Re: [xsl] xsl:for or xsl:repeat
From: "Dimitre Novatchev" <dnovatchev@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 24 May 2006 12:02:35 -0700
On 5/24/06, Wendell Piez <wapiez@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
At 01:21 PM 5/24/2006, I wrote:
>This is all true, but there are times when <xsl:for-each
>select="//node(position() &lt;= $number)"/> is just so far within
>the safety zone that a purist solution seems, well, limiting in its
>own way (since then we end up having to document the recursion, etc.).

Okay, I admit that it has sometimes been said one must really
document the position test as an artificial constraint on a count of
iterations, as it really is so bizarre....

It is not more bizarre than counting on one's fingers :o)

I'd say it's more concrete on the "concrete ---> abstract" axis

-- Cheers, Dimitre Novatchev --------------------------------------- Truly great madness cannot be achieved without significant intelligence.

Cheers, Wendell

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