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Subject: RE: [xsl] XSLT test on the name of a node
From: "Tim Watts" <timw@xxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 26 Mar 2002 09:29:43 +1100

Thanks Joerg,

It should have been so clear that I was testing against the context of the predicate, and not the context of the template.

I kick myself!

Thank you for all your help with this problem.

Kind regards,

Tim :)

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Joerg Heinicke [mailto:joerg.heinicke@xxxxxx]
> Sent: Monday, 25 March 2002 7:07 PM
> To: xsl-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: Re: [xsl] XSLT test on the name of a node
> 
> 
> A [...] is a predicate. Everything in a predicate refers to 
> the node which
> belongs to the predicate:
> 
> node[name() = @attr]   (a node, whose name is the same as the 
> value of the
> attr; so it's true for <node attr="node"/>)
> 
> In your case it was the same. You selected all nodes, whose 
> local name is
> the same as the value of their ld-tag attribute: <node 
> ld-tag="node"/> for
> example. With current() you change back to the context-node 
> (on which the
> template matches). Otherwise local-name() would give you back 
> the local-name
> of the matched node too, and not of the node you want to select.
> 
> $language/node()[local-name() = current()/@ld-tag]
> 
> Hope this helps,
> 
> Joerg
> 
> 
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Tim Watts" <timw@xxxxxxx>
> To: <xsl-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Monday, March 25, 2002 7:28 AM
> Subject: RE: [xsl] XSLT test on the name of a node
> 
> 
> > Hi Joerg,
> >
> > > > <xsl:variable name="translation" 
> select="$language/node()[local-name()
> = @ld-tag]" />
> >
> > > I think the problem is in the above code.
> > > You are selecting nodes, whose local name is the same as 
> the value of
> their ld-tag
> > > attribute. What you probably want to have is current()/@ld-tag:
> >
> > > <xsl:variable name="translation" 
> select="$language/node()[local-name() =
> current()/@ld-tag]" />
> >
> > I don't understand what makes it different when using 
> current(), although
> you were right.  The template now works.
> >
> > I thought by using the template matches I was comparing 
> with the context
> nodes @ld-tag and I can't quite understand the difference.
> >
> > > Furthermore node() is a superset of *. node() = * + 
> text() + comment() +
> > > processing-instruction().
> >
> > Thanks for that.  You're giving me quite an education! :)
> >
> > I have included the template as it now stands below.  Could 
> you explain
> how the current() works with it?
> >
> > Thanks for all your help.
> >
> > Tim Watts
> >
> >
> > <!-- template called to display method -->
> > <xsl:template name="get_payment_method_details">
> > <xsl:variable name="paymentsystems"
> select="document('../paymentsystems.xml')/root" />
> > <xsl:variable name="merch_pay_details"><xsl:copy-of
> select="/document/data/merchant/payment" /></xsl:variable>
> >   <xsl:apply-templates
> select="$paymentsystems/methods/method[@id=$pmethod]">
> >     <xsl:with-param name="merch_pay_details" 
> select="$merch_pay_details"
> />
> >   </xsl:apply-templates>
> > </xsl:template>
> >
> > <xsl:template match="method">
> > <xsl:param name="merch_pay_details" />
> >   <xsl:apply-templates select="input" mode="getinfo">
> >     <xsl:with-param name="merch_pay_details" 
> select="$merch_pay_details"
> />
> >   </xsl:apply-templates>
> > </xsl:template>
> >
> > <xsl:template match="input" mode="getinfo">
> > <xsl:param name="merch_pay_details" />
> >   <tr>
> >     <td>
> >       <xsl:value-of select="$language/*[local-name() = 
> current()/@ld-tag]"
> />
> >     </td>
> >     <td>
> >       <input type="text" name="{concat('payment/', @name)}" />
> >     </td>
> >   </tr>
> > </xsl:template>
> >
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> >
> 
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