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Re: [xsl] Locating an attribute and its value indirectly
Subject: Re: [xsl] Locating an attribute and its value indirectly|
From: Michael Kay <mike@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 07 Nov 2011 17:32:25 +0000
On 07/11/2011 17:15, Wendell Piez wrote:
On 11/4/2011 9:27 PM, G. Ken Holman wrote:
The current() function returns that node that was current at the
beginning of the evaluation of the XPath expression.
I'm sure Ken won't mind if I add a little color commentary. It may
help to keep in mind that the "context node" is an XPath concept,
while the "current node" is an XSLT concept.
That's the way the 1.0 specifications described it. In 2.0 both specs
speak of the context item, and the current() function, rather
inelegantly, is defined as returning "the item that was the context item
at the point where the [XPath] expression was invoked from the XSLT