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Re: Selecting first descendant text node

Subject: Re: Selecting first descendant text node
From: Christian Roth <roth@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sat, 12 Jan 2002 12:17:47 +0100
christian roth
Hi Wendell,

>>So, how do I select the first (in document order) of all of the
>>descendant text nodes of an element?
>(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?

(Btw, Oleg provided a working solution for now, so I'll use that for the

Regards, Christian.

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