Attributes disinherited

Subject: Attributes disinherited
From: lachance@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx (Francois Lachance)
Date: Thu, 1 Jun 2000 12:27:43 -0400 (EDT)
Very nice turn of phrase, Wendell.
It certainly helps explain to people how a machine doesn't consider an
attribute to be a child and yet how an attribute can have a parent
> Looking at 7.5 also illuminates a point we came across last week -- that
> attributes are disinherited, not being the children of their parents.
> Notice that the identity transform must specify
> <xsl:apply-templates select="@*|node()"/>
> to get the attributes into the result tree. Otherwise, they would not be
> processed (the default is, only recognized child elements -- select="*" --
> get invited to the wedding).
> Just in case:
> Enjoy,
> Wendell

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