Re: Required item type of first operand of '/' is node
Thank you very much Martin and Michael. I think I understand it now. As always it is astonishing how helpful you gentleman are. Thanks again. If I may ask Michael, why the warning on namespaces? It's probably a bit nutty, but I'm currently using them as a way to highlight my XML! Kind regards, Jacobus On Fri, Apr 23, 2010 at 3:37 PM, Michael Kay <mike@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote: > > Variables in XSLT represent values, not fragments of expression text. It's > not a macro language. You can use the variable $name anywhere you would use > a string literal, for example > > select="//x/*[local-name() = $name]/description" > > Take care with namespaces. > > Regards, > > Michael Kay > http://www.saxonica.com/ > http://twitter.com/michaelhkay
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