Re: David Carlisle = no input from document()?
David That's excellent, thanks very much.. It's was helpful to know I was on track and especially good to crack it late on a Sunday night.. feel like I've made a small step in the right direction. <xsl:if test="not($matching)"> now gives me new rss feed I haven't seen.. :) davidpbrown ----- Original Message ----- From: "David Carlisle" <davidc@xxxxxxxxx> To: <xsl-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> Sent: Sunday, February 22, 2004 5:57 PM Subject: Re: no input from document()? > > > <xsl:variable name="matching" select="$B[@xmlUrl = $feed]" /> > so matching will hold one or more outline elements, each of which is > empty, so string($matching) is going to be "" > > so you don't want to do > <xsl:if test="string($matching) != string($feed)"> > > possibly you want to do > > <xsl:if test="$matching"> > > incidentally you never need to start a match with // (it does not change > the elements matched, only their default priority) also (although I > suppose this is out of your control), the attribute name should not be xmlUrl > as names begining with xml are reserved for future use in core xml > specs. (which is why xmlns could suddenly be defined to have a magic > meaning as a namespace declaration) > > David > > > -- > http://www.dcarlisle.demon.co.uk/matthew > > 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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