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RE: How to test the parent name

Subject: RE: How to test the parent name
From: "Michael Kay" <mike@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sat, 16 Feb 2008 09:10:31 -0000
RE:  How to test the parent name
Can't see a problem with your code, other than the inversion of "test" and
"if". Perhaps it's a namespace issue.

However, <xsl:if test="parent::some-tag"> is better.

Michael Kay

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Mansour [mailto:mansour77@xxxxxxxxx] 
> Sent: 16 February 2008 07:35
> To: xsl-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject:  How to test the parent name
> I am trying to test the name of the parent.
> <xsl:test if="name(parent::*)='some-tag'">direct descendant</xsl:test>
> If I do this:
> <xsl:value-of select="name(parent::*)" /> Then I get the name 
> of the parent output correctly, but when putting it in a test 
> element, it does not.
> Why ? What do I do to perform the test ?

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