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Subject: Re: [xsl] Count - Saxon & Xalan
From: David Carlisle <davidc@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 20 Jul 2001 14:23:51 +0100

> The following works fine with Saxon, but fails with Xalan 

because xalan implements XSLT 1.0 but saxon implements 1.1 which
unfortunately allows this behaviour even in a 1.0 stylesheet.

Don't do
<xsl:variable name="NODES">
     <Nodes>
          <xsl:apply-templates select="Product" mode="Count"/>
     </Nodes>
</xsl:variable>

do

<xsl:variable name="NODES" select="Product" mode="Count"/>

then in any XSLT system you will be able to do
   <xsl:value-of select="count($NODES//Product)"/>

David

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