RE: Outputing a node whose value appears only once
Thanks Mike and Ken. That was an oversight on my part.. Regards, Mukul --- Michael Kay <mike@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote: > The "|" operator forms the union of two node-sets. I > suspect you meant to > write "or", which combines two booleans. If the two > operands are node-sets, > and if the context expects a boolean, then "|" and > "or" are interchangeable. > In any other situation, they are quite different. > > Michael Kay > http://www.saxonica.com/ > > > -----Original Message----- > > From: Mukul Gandhi [mailto:mukul_gandhi@xxxxxxxxx] > > > Sent: 19 July 2005 05:00 > > To: xsl-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx > > Subject: Re: Outputing a node whose value > appears only once > > > > I am trying to eliminate duplicates with the > following > > logic.. > > > > <?xml version="1.0"?> > > <xsl:stylesheet > > xmlns:xsl="http://www.w3.org/1999/XSL/Transform" > > version="1.0"> > > > > <xsl:output method="xml" indent="yes" /> > > > > <xsl:template match="/root"> > > <xsl:for-each select="(a/* | c/*)[not((. = > > preceding-sibling::a) | (. = preceding-sibling::c) > | > > (. = following-sibling::a) | (. = > > following-sibling::a))]"> > > <xsl:value-of select="." /> > > </xsl:for-each> > > </xsl:template> > > > > </xsl:stylesheet> > > > > Saxon 8.4 is giving error - > > Error on line 7 of > > file:/C:/xml/xsleg/xslt/example1.xsl: > > XPTY0004: Required item type of first operand of > '|' > > is node(); supplied value > > has item > > type xs:boolean > > > > Whereas Xalan-J 2.6.0 gives following error - > > Error at xsl:for-each on line 7 of > > file:///C:/xml/xsleg/xslt/example1.xsl: > > The value is not a node-set > > > > Can anyone tell where is the problem? And how I > can > > solve it? > > > > Regards, > > Mukul > > > > --- Jonathan Marenus <jonathanmarenus@xxxxxxxxx> > > wrote: > > > > > > > > What I would like to do now is output a value > that > > > appears only once throughout the XML file. For > > > example, if I have: > > > > > > <a> > > > <b>value1</b> > > > <bb>value2</bb> > > > <bbb>value3</bbb> > > > </a> > > > <c> > > > <b>value1</b> > > > <bb>value2</bb> > > > <bbb>value4</bbb> > > > </c> > > > > > > From the point of view of 'a', I would want to > > > output > > > "value3" because 'a' contains it but 'c' does > not. > > > This is assuming that the above is the entire > file. > > > I > > > also need to output a sibling of the node which > does > > > not appear more than once (like the value of a/b > or > > > a/bbb). It is also assumed that multiple > instances > > > of > > > the same value will have different parents. > This is > > > shown in the example above. > > > > > > Thanks for the help. > > > > > > Jonathan > > > > > > > __________________________________________________ > > > Do You Yahoo!? > > > Tired of spam? Yahoo! Mail has the best spam > > > protection around > > > http://mail.yahoo.com > > > > > > > > > > > > __________________________________________________ > > Do You Yahoo!? > > Tired of spam? Yahoo! Mail has the best spam > protection around > > http://mail.yahoo.com > > ____________________________________________________ Start your day with Yahoo! - make it your home page http://www.yahoo.com/r/hs
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