Re: [xsl] "Instantiating a template" ?

Subject: Re: [xsl] "Instantiating a template" ?
From: Sergey Groznyh <gsm@xxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 02 Dec 2003 13:37:40 +0300
>>>>> "David" == David Tolpin <dvd@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:

    >> In other words match="node()" wont match the root node, but not
    >> because the root node is explicitely excluded but because the
    >> root node doesn't have a parent. Correct?

    David> Because not specifying an axis is the same as specifying
    David> child:: axis.  There is no context in wich the root node
    David> resides on the child axis.

    David> self::node() in the context of the root element will match
    David> the root node.

It would, but the 'self::' axis isn't allowed in patterns.


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