Re: [xsl] Re: Easy way to identify node type?

Subject: Re: [xsl] Re: Easy way to identify node type?
From: "G. Ken Holman" <gkholman@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 05 Dec 2003 17:53:48 -0500
At 2003-12-05 17:24 -0200, yguaba@xxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
Actually, I don't want to match specific elements (I could do that
with <xsl:when test="local-name() = 'element_1' or local-name() =
'element_2 or local-name() = 'element_n''">

That isn't namespace safe.

 or just simply write
different templates for each different element).

That is namespace safe.

Using the self:: access is also namespace safe and is far better than using the name() functions. The name functions are appropriate for exposition but are not appropriate for most node testing purposes.

I hope this helps.

............................. Ken

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