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Re: [xsl] Diagram of XPath axes

Subject: Re: [xsl] Diagram of XPath axes
From: Andrew Welch <andrew.j.welch@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 25 May 2012 16:55:36 +0100

On 25 May 2012 16:36, Wendell Piez <wapiez@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hi,
> On 5/24/2012 7:04 PM, Michael Kay wrote:
>> I do wish we had an "until" operator, so we could do //* until (. is
>> current()). You can do that of course with a recursive function.
> I was just implementing that recursive logic, several ways, for an
> upconversion project.
> So yes, 'until' would be great. Also for wrangling overlap, which has a lot
> in common with upconversion.

Isn't 'except' pretty much the declarative version of 'until', which
has procedural connotations?

Andrew Welch

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