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Subject: Re: [xsl] position last and attributes
From: Ihe Onwuka <ihe.onwuka@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 20 Sep 2012 08:51:25 +0100

thats the genus of the paradox I was referring to.

On Thu, Sep 20, 2012 at 8:45 AM, Andrew Welch <andrew.j.welch@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On 20 September 2012 07:13, Ihe Onwuka <ihe.onwuka@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> It would seem (somewhat paradoxically) that given the definition of
>> position() and last() they could be applied to @* which is
>> intrinsically unordered.
>
> Understanding position() and last() is key area of understand how xslt
> works... they don't return the position of nodes in the input
> document, but in the list of nodes selected to process.
>
>
>
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> Andrew Welch
> http://andrewjwelch.com


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