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RE: [xsl] using boolean to compare id numbers


Subject: RE: [xsl] using boolean to compare id numbers
From: "Ross, Douglas" <DRoss@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 20 Jan 2005 11:50:07 -0500

Ahhh! Thank you. That was a misunderstanding on my part.

Douglas Ross
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-----Original Message-----
From: David Carlisle [mailto:davidc@xxxxxxxxx]
Sent: Thursday, January 20, 2005 11:46 AM
To: xsl-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: [xsl] using boolean to compare id numbers


> I believe this would require that you sort on @uid.

no.

> And I also believe preceeding-sibling selects all preceeding siblings.

yes

The sort in your example has no effect on the xsl:if test as the
preceding-sibling axis, like all axes refers to the input document not
any sorted node list.

The original poster may want the output sorted on uid in which case he
may want an xsl:sort but that hasn't beeen mentioned, and is a separate
issue to the test mentioned in the subject line.

David

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