Re: [xsl] rather tricky numbering problem

Subject: Re: [xsl] rather tricky numbering problem
From: Dimitre Novatchev <dnovatchev@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 21 Jun 2010 10:37:18 -0700
After you use the standard XPath 2.0 collection() function, the rest
is simple grouping.

Create the resulting files using <xsl:result-document> -- best with
the same name but in a new directory.

Dimitre Novatchev
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On Mon, Jun 21, 2010 at 10:31 AM, a kusa <akusa8@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hello
> I have a requirement which B I am not sure if this can be done in XSLT.
> I will try to explain it B theoretically as much as possible and please
> let me know if there is any way this can be done in XSLT.
> I have a bunch of XML files in a folder.
> The XML files have an element called 'prod-num' which is an 8-digit
> number the first 5 of which follows a particular numbering scheme
> based on what the XML is for.
> For example, if the XML represents books for children, B the prod-num
> has the following numbering scheme : 1212 - 1.
> If the XML data represents books for Science, the prod-num has the
> following numbering scheme: 1212-2
> Now, here is what needs to happen.
> The last three of the prod-num needs to be sequentially numbered if
> the first 5 are the same.
> So, in my explained example above, the transformation needs to read
> the folder with the XML files, and read through the prod-num values.
> If there are say two XML files with 1212-1, then the first one needs
> to be updated with 1212-1001, the second one becomes 1212-1002.
> Can the experts please give me some tips and ideas to resolve this?
> Thanks in advance

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