[xsl] Re: Numbering non-contiguous nodes

Subject: [xsl] Re: Numbering non-contiguous nodes
From: yguaba@xxxxxxxxxxxx
Date: Thu, 04 Dec 2003 10:18:06 -0200
On 3 Dec 2003 at 18:43, bryan.s.schnabel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:

> Unless your actual XML gets more complicated, with nested <gap>s, and so
> on, you can just change this:
> <xsl:value-of select="position()"/>
> to this:
> <xsl:value-of select="count(preceding-sibling::gap) + 1"/>

Of course! I feel so stupid now, but I actually spent a lot of time 
trying to figure this one out. I guess I became obsessed with the 
idea of using an incrementing variable and blocked out all other 
solutions. Thanks a lot for your very simple and elegant solution!


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