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Re: Preference rules for /something and /*

Subject: Re: Preference rules for /something and /*
From: David Carlisle <davidc@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 18 Jun 2007 21:30:59 +0100
Re:  Preference rules for /something and /*
yes, if you look at very early drafts of xslt1 you'll see that there was
a much more complicated scheme to try to automatically infer priority
from match patterns but wisely I think they decided that no scheme that
was memorable really automatically captured a natural intuition of which
is most specific so apart from one or two really simple cases which get
special priorities, everything else gets the same priority, and any
pattern involving a / is part of "everything else".


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