Re: generic method of getting element length
funny, I thought that this was a place to ask questions. You have reaffirmed that some people have no social skills whatsoever. You have made everyone very proud to have you as a frequent writer on this board. Thank you for your input. Chris Bayes wrote: > > Edward, > You lazy sod. Go read the f'ing spec http://www.w3.org/TR/xpath > > XML/XSL Portal > http://www.bayes.co.uk/xml > > >is that actually part of XPath? > > > >Wendell Piez wrote: > >> > >> Edward: > >> > >> At 06:27 PM 5/31/01, you wrote: > >> >I have an element that is of type xsd:string I want to test if it is > >> >longer than a given vale, say 35. > >> > >> Ah. That's just string-length(.), an abbreviation for > >> string-length(self::node()). Gets you the string length of the > >context node. > >> > >> Nice return, Mike. > >> > >> --Wendell > >> > >> >Michael Kay wrote: > >> > > What do you mean by "the length of an element"? > > XSL-List info and archive: http://www.mulberrytech.com/xsl/xsl-list XSL-List info and archive: http://www.mulberrytech.com/xsl/xsl-list
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