RE: Using attributes with XPath
> 1. The axis concepts concerning XML elements (parent::*, child::*, > etc.) is not the same between an element and its attributes. > Thus for a beginner in XSLT, my comment about attributes > stands. Eh? You said an attribute has no parent. But if $x is an attribute, then $x/parent::* gives you an element, whether you are a beginner in XSLT or not. You don't help beginners by making statements that aren't true. > > You really think beginners are going to wade through all the > techno-talk when working with a workflow they probably didn't > even setup in the first place? > No, beginners aren't going to wade through it all. That's why it's very important not to give them incorrect information. Michael Kay http://www.saxonica.com/
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