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Re: [xsl] How do I search ancestors in the output tree?


Subject: Re: [xsl] How do I search ancestors in the output tree?
From: Liam R E Quin <liam@xxxxxx>
Date: Sat, 01 Sep 2012 21:26:51 -0400

On Sat, 2012-09-01 at 10:46 +0200, Stefan Drees wrote:
> [...] shouldn't we say instead "the output tree wouldn't be 
> available to you to query unless you make it the input tree for a 
> subsequent transform" ?

In XSLT 2 and later (and exslt/xslt 1.1) you can also access results by
storing the output in variables.

> 
> I always conceived a common strength of sql and xsl* is the concept that 
> result sets/trees MAY be chained together (endlessly if one prefers to 
> do so).

Yes. See XProc for example.

Liam



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