Re: count following-sibling node()
Got it, thanks! On Fri, Nov 14, 2008 at 10:50 AM, Vasu Chakkera <vasucv@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote: > > Calling node() is not the same as calling the Element itself > Node in Xpath means: > element, attribute, text, namespace, processing-instruction, comment, and document (root) nodes. > > This is the tricky bit you should be careful about when you are using the position() function or calculating the following sibling etc.. > > Your logic will if there are other elements , or text nodes etc.. > > the easiest way to explain your problem is to introduce another element after your sixth EVENT , call it > > will call ONLY EVENT nodes > WILL CALL even the NEW-EVENT nodes > > > This is easy identification of problem. > > > It gets tricky when there are invisible nodes like the text nodes. > will call ONLY EVENT nodes > WILL CALL *ALL* the nodes including the invisible text nodes. > > Its really not *invisible* text nodes for a pair of eyes seeing XML for a long time. But it could be confusing!! > > I think this is where you got confused. > > HTH > > Vasu Chakkera > Numerical Algorithms Group. > Oxford > www.vasucv.com > > > > >> Date: Thu, 13 Nov 2008 21:57:24 -0700 >> From: kstubs@xxxxxxxxx >> To: xsl-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx >> Subject: count following-sibling node() >> >> Assuming the context is: >> EVENT >> And there are 10 EVENT elements. >> >> Why am I getting different results for the following counts: >> >> >> >> >> Assume the following XML: >> >> >> > _________________________________________________________________ > Register once and play all contests. Increase your scores with bonus credits for logging in daily on MSN. > http://specials.msn.co.in/msncontest/index.aspx
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