[xsl] testing for child nodes

Subject: [xsl] testing for child nodes
From: Robert Koberg <rob@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sat, 24 Feb 2001 09:26:09 -0800
Hello all,

I want to to be able to test for a node that has no child nodes but could
possibly have attributes.
I display the test value like so:
**<xsl:value-of select="not(child::node())"/>**
for a node that looks like this:
<pointer role="News1" fileref="news1.xml"/>

but the result is always true.  How do you test for this? The pertinent part
of the XSL is below:

      <xsl:when test="node()!=text() and not(child::node())">
         <input type="hidden" name="{concat('_tag',$family,'.end')}"
      <xsl:when test="child::node()">
         <input type="hidden" name="{concat('_tag',$family,'.end')}"
      <xsl:when test="node()=text()">
         <xsl:value-of select="name()"/><xsl:text>: </xsl:text><input
name="{concat(name(),$family)}" value="{.}"/><br/><xsl:text>

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