Re: More XSL Discussion
/ Paul Prescod <papresco@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> was heard to say: | Norman Walsh wrote: | > Another possibility is to add more expressive power on the | > action side. In other words, let the action side of the | > <target-element type="li"/> ask which occurance this is and | > adjust its output accordingly. | | That's not good enough: I didn't mean to claim that it was. | Consider: | | <A><B><A><A><B><A><A><A><B> | | Now I want to wrap sequences of more than one A in a paragraph flow | object. The problem is that by the time the first A's construction rule Yeah, I don't know what I'd do in this case. I might be tempted to work explicitly with the node list of the children of whatever element contains these elements. But I can't do that in XSL yet. | No. The rule would match *the sequence of <LI>'s*. And | (process-children) would invoke the construction rule of each individual | LI. But the <LI> example is not interesting because they are already | wrapped in <LIST>. Consider the problem with A's and B's. Well, if the input document is XML, the A's and B's are wrapped in something too. ;-) | (element-sequence A | (make paragraph | (process-children))) | | (element A | (A's usual construction rule here)) Interesting. I'll have to think about that. --norm XSL-List info and archive: http://www.mulberrytech.com/xsl/xsl-list
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