; Very nice turn of phrase, Wendell. It certainly helps explain to people how a machine doesn't consider an attribute to be a child and yet how an attribute can have a parent > > Looking at 7.5 also illuminates a point we came across last week -- that > attributes are disinherited, not being the children of their parents. > Notice that the identity transform must specify > > <xsl:apply-templates select="@*|node()"/> > > to get the attributes into the result tree. Otherwise, they would not be > processed (the default is, only recognized child elements -- select="*" -- > get invited to the wedding). > > Just in case: > http://www.w3.org/TR/xslt > http://www.w3.org/TR/xpath > > Enjoy, > Wendell XSL-List info and archive: http://www.mulberrytech.com/xsl/xsl-list
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