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Re: [xsl] things about grouping

Subject: Re: [xsl] things about grouping
From: Ihe Onwuka <ihe.onwuka@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 29 Nov 2012 08:18:13 +0000

On Thu, Nov 29, 2012 at 8:15 AM, Andrew Welch <andrew.j.welch@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> the comma operator corresponds to union written as | (by definition a
>> set is unordered so the additional ordering constraint imposed by the
>> , operator is meaningless)
> The comma is just a way of separating items in sequence, whereas union
> de-dupes and sorts into document order.
> select="@foo, @foo, @foo"
> vs
> select="@foo | @foo | @foo"
> the former selects a sequence of 3 items, the latter a sequence of 1.

ok but I'm translating , into a set-theoretic construct, in which
domain a,b is indistinct from a|b - correct me if I have got that

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