RE: Find distinct nodes from a sequence
Thanks Wendell , I will keep that in mind. Thanks everyone who replied on this thread. Pushkar Khadilkar -----Original Message----- From: Wendell Piez [mailto:wapiez@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] Sent: Thursday, July 07, 2011 9:29 PM To: xsl-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx Subject: Re: Find distinct nodes from a sequence Trivia alert -- in XPath 2.0 there are a number of ways to do this: $x/. $x|$x $x|() $x intersect $x $x except () basically anything that involves any of the set operators but doesn't otherwise modify the sequence. I agree that $x/. is hard to beat, especially for those with limited keyboard skills. (Plus, the way it works is really obscure, which in some quarters will mean artful.) Cheers, Wendell On 7/7/2011 4:31 AM, David Carlisle wrote: > On 07/07/2011 09:25, Andrew Welch wrote: >> That is a great tip.... > > the best thing about it, on a UK keyboard at least, is that it only > requires typing two characters, on adjacent keys, with the right hand. > So there's a greater than 50% chance of typing it without introducing > a typing error, which can't be said of every xpath (or English) construct. -- ====================================================================== Wendell Piez mailto:wapiez@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx Mulberry Technologies, Inc. http://www.mulberrytech.com 17 West Jefferson Street Direct Phone: 301/315-9635 Suite 207 Phone: 301/315-9631 Rockville, MD 20850 Fax: 301/315-8285 ---------------------------------------------------------------------- Mulberry Technologies: A Consultancy Specializing in SGML and XML ====================================================================== DISCLAIMER ========== This e-mail may contain privileged and confidential information which is the property of Persistent Systems Ltd. It is intended only for the use of the individual or entity to which it is addressed. If you are not the intended recipient, you are not authorized to read, retain, copy, print, distribute or use this message. If you have received this communication in error, please notify the sender and delete all copies of this message. Persistent Systems Ltd. does not accept any liability for virus infected mails.
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