Re: Understanding Identity Transformations
Wow.. that is easy except that I do not understand your notice explanation... the difference between your not( ... ) and your !=. I do not see how they would match any differently. You are saying that the one in your example only evaluate to true when a cat attribute exists and not equal to BLUE but in the case where you use the NOT operand that then this evaluates to true when there is only... UGGG! I can't even ask the question!! : ) So what is the difference then? I don't get it. On Sat, 12 Feb 2005 20:34:14 +0100, Joris Gillis <roac@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote: > Tempore 20:20:59, die 02/12/2005 AD, hinc in > xsl-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx scripsit Karl Stubsjoen <kstubs@xxxxxxxxx>: > > > In the below sample, i'm interested in the "BLUE" categories. I still > > want to bring back the original XML source but omit everything not > > "BLUE". See the FOO cat="GREEN", it contains a cat="BLUE"... of > > course I would not expect to return this element since the parent > > element cat is "GREEN". > > > > Just insert an empty template that matches all non-BLUE elements: > > <xsl:stylesheet xmlns:xsl="http://www.w3.org/1999/XSL/Transform" > version="1.0"> > <xsl:output method="xml" indent="yes"/> > > <xsl:template match="*[@cat != 'BLUE']"/> > > <xsl:template match="@* | node()"> > <xsl:copy> > <xsl:apply-templates select="@* | node()"/> > </xsl:copy> > </xsl:template> > > </xsl:stylesheet> > > (notice that "*[not(@cat='BLUE')]" would not work because the root element > (without a 'cat' attribute) would then never be copied, neither would its > children) > > > regards, > -- > Joris Gillis (http://www.ticalc.org/cgi-bin/acct-view.cgi?userid=38041) > Gaudiam omnibus traderat W3C, nec vana fides
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