RE: Match first non-empty from different fragments
Hi, > Do you call it a fragment? Not sure - this type of verbiage always > confuses me. Anyhow... > > I have a parent and child arrangment of data, they are events. An > event may have many meets so the event acts as the parent and the meet > the child. The child event inherits information from the parent event > when no information for the child meet is provided; example: if meet > name is blank, use event name. > > Currently, I am doing a pretty yucky XSL:CHOOSE to accomplish the > above, but I'd much rather accomplish with an APPLY-TEMPLATES... The > source of the data is something like this: > > <results> > <result name="event"> > <xml> > <rs:data><z:row /></rs:data> > </xml> > </result> > <result name="meet"> > <rs:data><z:row /></rs:data> > </result> > </results> > > Typically I would apply-templates on the result who's name is "meet", > then match on the rs:data and explicitly write out the z:rows to my > HTML. That make sense? > The explicit z:row value of's is what throws me off and forces me to > do the XSL:CHOOSE. > > Any ideas on a better approach? Hope I'm not too vague, if so I can > provide more details! Please do, I don't really understand what you're doing with the xsl:choose processing and when you mention the value of z:row, it's sort of hard to see what you mean given the fact that z:row elements have no content or attributes. Cheers, Jarno
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