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Subject: [xsl] dereferencing count() within comparison test
From: "Andrew Maclean" <andyjmaclean@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 23 Jan 2004 12:56:44 +0000

Dear all,

I have a problem dereferencing the value of the count() function. Testing shows that count() evaluates to 5, and that $paramCount evaluates to 1 in the following code snippet. The loop is not enetered into, however.

<xsl:when test="$paramCount &lt; number(count(exsl:node-set($A)/derivedType)+1) ">

I can copy and paste the syntax from "(count(exsl" into a select and find out that it is indeed 5, but putting it together with the "&lt;" comparison seems to make it non-numeric. Could some one please tell me why?

Thanks a lot,

Mr Andrew Maclean

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