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RE: [xsl] Using XSl:Variable and XSL:if together.


Subject: RE: [xsl] Using XSl:Variable and XSL:if together.
From: "Michael Kay" <mhk@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 1 Apr 2004 08:10:12 +0100

You haven't understood that XSLT is a functional language that doesn't allow
assignment to variables.

You'd better take a step back and explain the problem you want to solve,
rather than describing the way you would have solved it in a procedural
language.

Michael Kay 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Animesh Sharma [mailto:asharma@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] 
> Sent: 01 April 2004 06:14
> To: xsl-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [xsl] Using XSl:Variable and XSL:if together.
> 
> Hi,
> 
> I want to declare a variable and use it in if statement.
> I'm trying as follows.
> 
> 	<xsl:variable name="chkValue" select="'true'"/>
> 	
> 	<xsl:if chkValue="true">
> 	
> 	--perform some operation.
> 	
> 	Change the value of variable name chkValue.	
> 	<xsl:variable name="chkValue" select="'false'"/>
> 	
> 	</xsl:if>
> 
> Please let me know where I'm going wrong in above implementation.
> 
> Thanks and regards,
> Animesh


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