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RE: [xsl] Finding the current node type
Subject: RE: [xsl] Finding the current node type|
From: "Michael Kay" <mike@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 31 Jul 2007 12:53:49 +0100
> XPath (2) is careful to distinguish between the type of a
> node (the "node type") and the type of its value (its "type
and indeed the "node kind", which is one of element, attribute, text,
comment, PI, namespace, or document.
Essentially, a "node type" may include constraints on the node kind, the
node name, and the node's [schema] type annotation.
Type annotation isn't quite the same as the type of the value. A node can
have a type annotation of xs:IDREFS, for example, and its value might be an
empty sequence. But there is a close relationship.
Michael Kay - Tue, 31 Jul 2007 09:25:05 +0100