Re: [xsl] Novice Question - matching entire text children

Subject: Re: [xsl] Novice Question - matching entire text children
From: Wendell Piez <wapiez@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 22 Dec 2010 11:51:56 -0500

On 12/22/2010 2:29 AM, Hermann Stamm-Wilbrandt wrote:
Hi Wendell,

"normalize-space(text())" will do the same without copying the text
nodes into the variable first, if that's what you're asking.

that is exactly the point, it does not do the same thing without copying!

Oops, you are correct! I forgot the single-node semantics of normalize-space().

In XPath 2.0:


In XPath 1.0 you're stuck, just as you feared.


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