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Subject: Re: [xsl] When to use text()
From: Jirka Kosek <jirka@xxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 24 Mar 2014 20:04:09 +0100

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On 21.3.2014 12:08, Heiko Niemann wrote:
> then I can't tell a difference for /box/item  and /box/item/text()
> using value-of. I understand that value-of actually selects the
> value ('apple') of the node (/box/item). Does that mean that using
> /box/item/text() is wrong, unnecessary or just a matter of style or
> performance?

In 99% text() is wrongly used, see:

http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/library/x-xsltmistakes/#nodetest

			Jirka

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