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Re: [xsl] xsl string comparison fails why?
Subject: Re: [xsl] xsl string comparison fails why?|
From: Mike Brown <mike@xxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 25 Sep 2002 09:50:09 -0600 (MDT)
Andrew Welch wrote:
> The simplest solution that fits your stylesheet is to translate() out
> any whitespace from the text() content of the <state> element before it
> gets compared to the parameter:
> <xsl:for-each select="admissions/state/text()">
> <xsl:if test="translate(.,'
> <xsl:value-of select="."/>
No, the simplest solution is to use normalize-space(), which will remove
leading and trailing spaces, but won't take the space out of "Rhode Island".
And the for-each is not strictly needed.
will give him what he asked for, although I suspect that what he *wants*
is something like
where the for-each is just shifting the context to make the subsequent
statelink references easier (you could use xsl:variable and $foo/statelink if
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