Re: [xsl] Collecting attributes from the ancestor-or-self axis

Subject: Re: [xsl] Collecting attributes from the ancestor-or-self axis
From: David Carlisle <davidc@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 19 Nov 2001 11:58:36 GMT
> I believe this works as follows:
more or less, yes.

> 1. the select in copy-of returns a node-set in document order.  At this
> point the node set has duplicate attribute names.

As I've said so often on this list that even Jeni's started saying it,
set's don't have an order. So the select just selects the set of nodes.

Howver copy-of, in common with all other result building operations
in xslt, processes the nodes in the set in document order, and so:

> 2. when copy-of applies these attributes to the output element, the
> duplication is removed by succeeding attribute nodes overwriting the values
> of any attributes that are already present.


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