RE: Function within an expression
> Yes, I see now, so I should do: > > substring(current(), 1, 3) > > in order to make these two methods result the same? > > --Jim > Yes - MK > > -----Original Message----- > From: Michael Kay [mailto:mike@xxxxxxxxxxxx] > Sent: Wednesday, January 05, 2005 1:50 PM > To: xsl-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx > Subject: RE: Function within an expression > > > > > It should be possible to do like your example (I think :) but it's > > definitively possible to create a "local" variable related > to current > > node: > > > > <xsl:for-each select="$lines"> > > <xsl:variable name="type" select="substring(., 1, 3)"/> > > <record> > > <xsl:apply-templates select="$field_definitions/*[@type > > = $type]"/> > > ... > > </record/> > > </xsl:for-each> > > > > Yes, you can do this, and you can also do > > <xsl:for-each select="$lines"> > > <record> > > <xsl:apply-templates select="$field_definitions/*[@type = > substring(., 1, 3)]"/> > > ... > > </record/> > > </xsl:for-each> > > but they aren't the same thing, because the meaning of "." within a > predicate is different from its meaning outside the predicate. > > Michael Kay > http://www.saxonica.com/
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