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Subject: RE: [xsl] Re: Efficiency, use param in key?
From: "Michael Kay" <michael.h.kay@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 4 Aug 2002 23:27:01 +0100

> > 1. Avoid expressions like "//file_audio"
> <file_audio> appears in quite a number of different contexts 
> and I expect those to change over time. So if I don't want to 
> enumerate those contexts in my stylesheet it seems I am stuck 
> with it. The good news is this would only be used 
> infrequently as part of an inventory check...

If you're using Saxon, the other good news is that the first reference
to //file_audio will search the document for all these elements, and
subsequent references won't need to do it again.

But with other processors, assigning a global variable to this node-set
might be a good idea.

Michael Kay

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