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Subject: Re: [xsl] My brain is hurting
From: António Mota <amsmota@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 14 Jan 2005 15:12:45 +0000

I just saw a post named "Postings to XSL-List with Uninformative
Subject Lines"... I wonder who will ever search this list by "brain"
and "hurting"...


On Fri, 14 Jan 2005 16:24:32 +0200, Chris Picton <chrisp@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hi all
> 
> I have the following xml structure.  To paraphrase quickly, I have users
> and groups, each user or group has a parent group defined - except for
> group 'default', which is always top of the tree.  I have settings for
> each user and group.  Each settings node can be specified as 'use
> settings from parent group', or 'specify my own settings'.
> 
> <root>
>   <settings>
>     <user name="chris">
>       <usegroup="1" />
>     </user>
>     <user name="phil">
>       <usegroup="0" />
>       ...
>     </user>
>     <group name="default">
>       <usegroup="0" />
>       ...
>     </group>
>     <group name="othergroup">
>       <usegroup="1" />
>     </group>
> 
>   </settings>
>   <users>
>     <user name="chris" parent="othergroup">
>       ...
>     </user>
>     <user name="phil" parent="othergroup">
>       ...
>     </user>
>     <group name="default" parent="">
>       ...
>     </group>
>     <group name="othergroup" parent="default">
>       ...
>     </group>
>   </users>
> </root>
> 
> I am trying to write a transform which, when given a group name as a
> parameter, will output a list of usernames which will use that group's
> settings.
> 
> Example, if parameter 'group' == default,
> it will output "chris" in the above example
> 
> However, my xsl skills are nowhere near good enough for this.
> 
> Does anyone have ideas for me?
> 
> Regards
> 
> Chris


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