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Re: XSL/XPath to generate a list of ancestors?

Subject: Re: XSL/XPath to generate a list of ancestors?
From: Nathan Potter <ndp@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 12 May 2008 10:11:13 -0700
Re:  XSL/XPath to generate a list of ancestors?
On May 12, 2008, at 10:05 AM, Martin Honnen wrote:

Nathan Potter wrote:

I tried this:
     <xsl:template match="*" name="fullNameWorker" mode="fullName">
        <xsl:if test="generate-id(.)!=generate-id(/)">

You have a template for element nodes (match="*") so why do you test generate-id(.) != generate-id(/) ? An element (.) is never a root node (/).

Because the template recursively ascends the document I need to test that I have arrived at the top.


	Martin Honnen

============================================================ Nathan Potter Oregon State University, COAS ndp at coas.oregonstate.edu 104 Ocean. Admin. Bldg. 541 737 2293 voice Corvallis, OR 97331-5503 541 737 2064 fax

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