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Re: [xsl] Equal rights for xsl:next-match & co


Subject: Re: [xsl] Equal rights for xsl:next-match & co
From: Ihe Onwuka <ihe.onwuka@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 17 May 2013 20:32:59 +0100

On Fri, May 17, 2013 at 8:29 PM, Evan Lenz <evan@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> xsl:next-match and xsl:apply-imports are always applied for the current
> mode, because if a rule was in a different mode it would never have matched
> and so can't very well be said to be the next-matching rule.
>
> What bugs me is that you can't call <xsl:next-match/> inside <xsl:for-each>
> (because the "current template rule" is considered to be nullified).
>
> Maybe in XSLT 3.0 they'll remove this restriction, because it would
> sometimes be useful to fan out to <xsl:next-match/> via <xsl:for-each>. On
> at least two occasions, I've tried to write it and then was reminded of the
> restriction.

Yes I got caught with that found that out while working on this stylesheet.


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