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RE: Selecting first descendant text node

Subject: RE: Selecting first descendant text node
From: "Oleg Tkachenko" <olegt@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sat, 12 Jan 2002 15:39:37 +0200
xpath first descendant
> >(item//text())[1] should do that.
> Probably the expression is correct for XPath, but my XSLT processor (as
> mentioned, Xalan 2.1.0) reports an parse/expression error if I put this
> into the match attribute. Is this a bug of that processor?
That is perfectly correct XPath expression, but what you do need for matching is a pattern (http://www.w3.org/TR/xslt#NT-Pattern), which is not exactly the same as xpath expression.
"Every pattern is a valid XPath expression, but not every Xpath expression is a valid pattern" (c)M.Kay.

Oleg Tkachenko,
Multiconn International, Israel 

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