RE: if - will this work?

Subject: RE: if - will this work?
From: Jeni Tennison <Jeni.Tennison@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 05 Jun 2000 15:40:06 +0100

At 03:11 PM 6/5/00 +0100, Mike Kay wrote:
>> Could anyone tell me if the following code would work? 
>> 	<xsl:if test="@src='*.gif'">
>Wishful thinking, I'm afraid. There's no regular expression matching in
>XPath. There's no ends-with() function, either. Use something like
>substring(@src, string-length(@src)-3, 4)='.gif'

Just to add: an alternative, as long as you can guarantee that the image
filename doesn't contain any other dots, is to use substring-after(@src,
'.') = 'gif'.



Dr Jeni Tennison
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