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Re: [xsl] Testing for Missing or Empty Tags

Subject: Re: [xsl] Testing for Missing or Empty Tags
From: David Carlisle <davidc@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 8 Jan 2004 15:30:52 GMT

XSLT has no access to the tags in the document.

the test <xsl:if test="not(Tag)" would test if there are any Tag element
node children of the current node, 

<xsl:if test="not(Tag[1]) or Tag ='' ">

is the same as

<xsl:if test="not(Tag) or Tag ='' ">

and tests if there is no Tag element or if some empty Tag element has
empty string value, so it would be true on




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