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Re: Using XSLT's key() function while context in seco

Subject: Re: Using XSLT's key() function while context in secondary document?
From: "Andrew Welch" <andrew.j.welch@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 19 Feb 2008 17:43:34 +0000
Re:  Using XSLT's key() function while context in  seco
On 19/02/2008, Scott Trenda <Scott.Trenda@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Unless there's going to be a processing error at
> "document('s.xml')//Channel" when s.xml does not exist, then the pattern
> should be solid here. From the XSLT 1.0 specification:
>
> "When the second argument to the key function is of type node-set, then
> the result is the union of the result of applying the key function to
> the string value of each of the nodes in the argument node-set."
>
> So, by passing document('s.xml')//Channel as the second argument to
> key(), you can bypass the explicit context switch below, and jump right
> into processing the key results. I had mentioned before that this is
> beneficial only if no other processing is needed for the
> document('s.xml')//Channel nodes, but that was part of the original
> example.

heh,  I didn't know that...

Thanks Scott!


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