RE: [xsl] Non-existing node

Subject: RE: [xsl] Non-existing node
From: "Michael Kay" <mhkay@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 17 Sep 2001 09:13:48 +0100
> Why don't you try it out?  :)
> When I stuff up and try finding nodes which don't exist all I
> get is ...
> nothing
> There-for <xsl:if test="SomeNode=Whatever"> will always be false.

Actually, I think that trying to reverse-engineer the specification by
testing a large number of examples would be a rather laborious task, and not
one I would recommend.

In fact, I suspect that this approach to learning the language by example
accounts for quite a few of the common misunderstandings that arise on this

Mike Kay

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