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Re: [xsl] General rule for designing XPath expressions to return items in document order?


Subject: Re: [xsl] General rule for designing XPath expressions to return items in document order?
From: David Carlisle <davidc@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 08 Jan 2014 10:57:55 +0000

On 08/01/2014 10:33, Costello, Roger L. wrote:> Hi Folks,
>
> This XPath expression says: select all <section> element's <head> element:
>
> //section/head
>
> But that may not result in returning nodes in document order,



No. Path expressions constructed with / always returns nodes in document order.



David


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