Re: [xsl] checking sequence inside processing-instruction

Subject: Re: [xsl] checking sequence inside processing-instruction
From: "Ganesh Babu N" <nbabuganesh@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 4 Jul 2008 10:27:37 +0530
Thanks mike for your valuable solution. I am using XSLT 1.0.


On 7/3/08, Michael Kay <mike@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> > <xsl:template match="processing-instruction('page')">
>>   I first thought that was a mistake.  I always used the form
>> processing-instruction(page) instead (well, the rare times I
>> used it).
>> But I checked in the REC and saw that both forms are allowed.
>>  Is there any particular reason behind that choice?
> XPath 1.0 required the quotes. XPath 2.0 allowed the unquoted name for
> consistency with the new syntax element(e) and attribute(a); it was felt
> that the quotes were a bad idea because they suggested to users that an
> arbitrary expression could be used here, rather than a constant name. I used
> the quotes because I didn't know whether the OP was using 1.0 or 2.0.
> Michael Kay

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