Re: [xsl] testing for preceding-sibling's

Subject: Re: [xsl] testing for preceding-sibling's
From: Wendell Piez <wapiez@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 02 Sep 2003 15:37:58 -0400

At 02:07 PM 9/2/2003, you wrote:
so far, what seems to work is

match="section[preceding-sibling::*[local-name() != 'title']]"

as in, match any section that has at least one non-title preceding

  is that a reasonable way to do it?  or is there a much more
elegant way i'm missing?

It's reasonable, although


is perhaps a little more elegant. And it's namespace safe. (The way you did it is necessary when testing attributes, however, since the self:: axis won't select attributes.)


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