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Subject: Re: [xsl] using boolean to compare id numbers
From: António Mota <amsmota@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 20 Jan 2005 16:35:24 +0000

<xsl:if test="preceding-sibling::user/@uid=@uid">

Isn't this some of those "heavy-weight" instructions if the XML is big?


On Thu, 20 Jan 2005 15:50:06 GMT, David Carlisle <davidc@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> 
> lots of ways, depending what you want to do. The most general way is to
> use any of the grouping methods (see faq or jeni's site) and see if any
> group has two items in it. If you are just processing all the users and
> want to generate an error message if you've seen this uid before I'd do
> 
> <xsl:template match="user">
>  <xsl:if test="preceding-sibling::user/@uid=@uid">
>   <xsl:message>oops</xsl:message>
>  </xsl:if>
> ....
> 
> David
> 
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