Re: xsl:key

Subject: Re: xsl:key
From: Jeni Tennison <jeni@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 21 Jun 2000 19:20:15 +0100
David Marston wrote:
>Suggested instruction:
><xsl:copy-of select="key('blueprint', $contractType)"/>
>where more than one para element has the designated
>value in $contractType.
>Dr Jeni Tennison then goes on to say:
>>Note that this will only get one paragraph - if there are multiple
>>paragraphs with the same value for the 'doc' attribute, then you
>>should iterate over them using xsl:for-each.
>That's not the way I read Section 11.3, nor the way Xalan works.
>"When the result [of the select=expression] is a node-set, all
>the nodes in the set are copied in document order...."
>The key() function returns a node-set.

Sorry.  Me being stupid again.  Thanks for pointing it out.


Jeni Tennison

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