RE: thoroughly confused about node() matching
On Mon, 3 Mar 2003, Yates, Danny (ANTS) wrote: > Robert, > > According to the XSLT 1.0 spec > (http://www.w3.org/TR/1999/REC-xslt-19991116), > section 5.2 (http://www.w3.org/TR/1999/REC-xslt-19991116#patterns), node() > matches "any node other than an attribute node and the root node". which disagrees with tidwell's book, which claims that node(() matches attributes (p. 51) which also disagrees with kay's book, which claims that node() does not match root, attribute *or* namespace nodes and, related to this or not, the fact that saxon and xsltproc generate different output from the exact same stylesheet and XML file means that one of them is broken. rday XSL-List info and archive: http://www.mulberrytech.com/xsl/xsl-list
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