Re: [xsl] Getting attribute from rootnode...?

Subject: Re: [xsl] Getting attribute from rootnode...?
From: David Carlisle <davidc@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 16 Nov 2001 09:53:10 GMT
> Thanks! (Didn't mean to keep you out from the last thank you mail).
I was so upset before I got as far as this in this mornings mail:-)

> Does what your mail say, imply that /*/@RootAttributeValue actually searches 
> through every 3 child nodes (in your example) looking for the attribute? 

no  /node()/@RootAttributeValue would but here, as elsewhere * means
child::* and in the child axis * means element nodes.

I used * rather than an explicit name as (I think I remember) that you
explictly said that the top level element may have one of several names
in your situation.


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