Re: [xsl] Document processing order

Subject: Re: [xsl] Document processing order
From: "Joseph L. Casale jcasale@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx" <xsl-list-service@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 7 Jul 2017 18:34:31 -0000
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From: Michael Kay mike@xxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:xsl-list-
Sent: Friday, July 7, 2017 10:41 AM
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Subject: Re: [xsl] Document processing order

> You're thinking of old-fashioned procedural programming languages that
> modify data as they go along and where you have to worry about order of
> execution. In XSLT, data is immutable, and operations happen conceptually
> parallel. You don't ever delete anything from the source document, you only
> refrain from copying it to the result.

Michael and Peter,
Thank you very much for the confirmation, it was actually the second
predicate of the query that was invalid and hence the first set of elements
were removed and not the second.

That was very insightful,

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