Re: [xsl] Saxon Quirk

Subject: Re: [xsl] Saxon Quirk
From: David Carlisle <davidc@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 14 Feb 2001 16:06:04 GMT
Maybe I'm just confused but I'd have expected you to get no output at

You have 


so now the current node list consists of pub attribute nodes of
pubtag nodes with the list attribute being yes.

now in 


. is the pub attribute node. The preceding axis from an attribute
includes its parent so there is always a node in the node set 
preceding::pubtag[@list='yes']/@pub with string value equal to 
the string value of . (namely the current node again)

so that's always true and not() that is always false.

so I thought you were selecting a node list including the filter
[false()] which would be an empty node set.

But looks like neither msxml nor saxon agree with me.


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