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  • From: Adam Van Den Hoven <Adam.Hoven@b...>
  • To: "XML Development Mailing List (E-mail)" <xml-dev@l...>
  • Date: Tue, 16 Jan 2001 13:44:47 -0800

xpath axes
I've been doing a lot of XSLT development and I was wondering why there is
no siblings and siblings-or-self axis. The second one is somewhat pointless
but a siblings axis would make it easy to test for uniqueness (for

I suspect that the most common use would be to do more sophisticated
validation (ex there can only be one foo element with a role attribute of

Just a thought...

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