Re: [xsl] Sort order - dynamic select

Subject: Re: [xsl] Sort order - dynamic select
From: David Carlisle <davidc@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 14 Mar 2005 16:06:09 GMT
> How do I get it to work with a full path (ie. books/authors or 
> books/authors/name )

To do that you need an XPath evaluation function. Some systems eg
saxon, and in a restricted form, msxsl, have such a function but I don't
know about about sablotron.

In simple cases you can use xpath string functions to parse things by
hand eg if you know there will be at most one / and no [] predicates
you can use substring-before to split on the / and to get the two names
as $first and $second then use


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