Re: [xsl] Numeric top-level predicates in patterns

Subject: Re: [xsl] Numeric top-level predicates in patterns
From: David Rudel <fwqhgads@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 2 Apr 2014 17:05:28 +0200
On Wed, Apr 2, 2014 at 4:51 PM, Abel Braaksma (Exselt) <abel@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Then, to make it tricky, what happens here, if the applied set is //foo?
> (foo[2])[3]
> I did not find that well-defined in the spec or in Michael Kay's XSLT
> 2.0 Programmer's Reference book.

I agree (though I could be wrong) with everything you had up until the
above. Kay does deal with this topic. See the section on "Filter



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