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Subject: Problem with "except" operator
From: Felix Nensa <nensa@xxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 11 Feb 2009 14:44:37 +0100
 Problem with "except" operator
Hi all,

I have a weird problem where the "except" operator does not behave as
I would expect it.
Given the following input source XML:

        <Online>false </Online>

I am trying to get all those Users wich are not in the list of Friends
with the following expression:

<xsl:variable name="users" select="//Users/User/UserId" />
<xsl:variable name="friends" select="//Friends/Friend/UserId" />

<!-- debug output -->
<xsl:value-of select="$users except $friends" />

It outputs: 302 288
I would expect: 302

I am using the latest version of Saxon.

Kind regards,


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