Re: [xsl] Get XPath to Node from Node?

Subject: Re: [xsl] Get XPath to Node from Node?
From: David Carlisle <davidc@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 8 Jan 2001 17:49:23 GMT
> I would need to be able to get 
>     /people/person[@name='jim']
> note that it's an absolute reference, not a relative one.

but also note that (in general) it may select any number of

If for example the name attribute is known to be of type ID (so that
its values are distinct in the document) then you can generate the xpath
id('{@name}')  (using AVT syntax) ie, in this case
or if you haven't a DTD

but all these require more information about the input document type
(that you haven't revealed).


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