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Subject: Re: [xsl] Help parsing a node
From: David Carlisle <davidc@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 26 Apr 2012 17:17:29 +0100

On 26/04/2012 16:56, Michele R Combs wrote:
Sorry -- in this particular tag set,<ead> *is* the root element so I was shorthanding...

you may know that (and call it the root element) but xpath doesn't know that (and doesn't call the topmost element the root either) so

it selects descendants of the _current node_ and if (as sounds like it is the case) the current node deesn't have any ead children, it will select nothing. you want select="/ead....


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