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RE: Keeping a running total?

Subject: RE: Keeping a running total?
From: "Michael Kay" <mike@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 10 Jul 2006 19:31:57 +0100
RE:  Keeping a running total?
> Can you add to what you've said? 

Not in the two minutes available I'm afraid. There's a good chapter on
recursive programming in my XSLT book ;-)

Michael Kay

About how would that go in 
> terms of XSL?
> -Steve
> On 7/10/06, Michael Kay <mike@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > You're out of luck with for-each, because conceptually at least it 
> > processes all the factories in parallel. So you can't 
> accumulate data as you go.
> > Instead for this kind of problem you need recursion: to a process a 
> > list of factories, process the first factory, then process 
> the rest of 
> > the factories by a recursive call, passing any necessary 
> data (such as 
> > your "running
> > total") as a parameter.
> >
> > Michael Kay
> > http://www.saxonica.com/

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