RE: [xsl] Saxon Quirk

Subject: RE: [xsl] Saxon Quirk
From: "Devlin, Kurt" <Kurt.Devlin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 14 Feb 2001 10:42:26 -0600
> .=preceding::pubtag[@list='yes']/@pub
> . 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)
This statement coflicts with Mike Kay's book which shows preceding as NOT
including the parent. It also conflicts with the results as shown py the
other XSLT processors that I mentioned. 

> But looks like neither msxml nor saxon agree with me.
Xalan 1.0.2 almost agreed with you. It only returned the one tag that was
not duplicated.

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