Re: [xsl] Strict sequential identity rule?

Subject: Re: [xsl] Strict sequential identity rule?
From: Wendell Piez <wapiez@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 26 Sep 2005 12:20:23 -0400

At 05:01 PM 9/21/2005, Dimitre wrote:
I found this example interesting, because it shows that


does not match the document node "/" -- *as a match pattern*.

Correct. Because the Location Path "node()" (with no axis given) is short for "child::node()", and / won't match that.

In a select expression, if you say "ancestor-or-self::node()", you'll get the root (with whatever else), because the node() node test does test true on the root.


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