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RE: [xsl] Is this node, the document root... best test?


Subject: RE: [xsl] Is this node, the document root... best test?
From: "Michael Kay" <mhk@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 20 Oct 2003 17:58:09 +0100

> 
> Would this make....
> 
> <xsl:when test=". = /">This the best test then?</xsl:when>
> 

This tests whether the string value of the content node is the same as
the string value of the root. This is potentially a very expensive test,
and it's wrong. For example it would return true for all the elements in
the document

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Michael Kay


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