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RE: Re: XSL-List Digest V3 #1090

Subject: RE: Re: XSL-List Digest V3 #1090
From: "Michael Kay" <mhkay@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 13 Sep 2001 14:59:41 +0100
RE:  Re: XSL-List Digest V3 #1090
> > Since your dates are suitable for lexicographical ordering,
> > how about the following (almost literally copied from
> > http://www.dpawson.co.uk/xsl/sect2/N6461.html#d194e703):
>     <xsl:variable name="maximum">
>         <xsl:for-each select="//revision">
>             <xsl:sort select="@date" order="descending" />
>             <xsl:if test="position() = 1">
>                 <xsl:value-of select="."/>
>             </xsl:if>
>         </xsl:for-each>
>     </xsl:variable>
> This didn't work....

It should work. Either there's something about your source document or
stylesheet that you haven't told us, or you're using a buggy processor.

Mike Kay

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