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Subject: RE: [xsl] Not Node() but string onlye
From: "Michael Kay" <mike@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sat, 8 Jan 2005 17:14:19 -0000

> I am using this:
> <xsl:when test="not(node()) and string(.)">
> 
> To test if a node has "No Child Nodes" but contains "String only".

If an element has no children, then its string value will always be "".

> So example:
> 
> <!-- This should FAIL above test -->
> <mynode>
>     I hope
> </mynode>
> 

Perhaps you are overlooking that the element <mynode> has one text node
child.

Michael Kay
http://www.saxonica.com/


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