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Re: Re: xsl-list Digest 28 May 2008 05:10:01 -0000 Iss

Subject: Re: Re: xsl-list Digest 28 May 2008 05:10:01 -0000 Issue 1511
From: "Andrew Welch" <andrew.j.welch@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 29 May 2008 12:44:40 +0100
Re:  Re: xsl-list Digest 28 May 2008 05:10:01 -0000 Iss
2008/5/29 Michael Kay <mike@xxxxxxxxxxxx>:
>> Equally adjacent text nodes are merged, so nested value-of's
>> are pointless:
>> <xsl:value-of separator="xx">
>>   <xsl:value-of select="/root/node[1]"/>
>>   <xsl:value-of select="/root/node[2]"/> </xsl:value-of>
>> ...here the output is "foobar" as "foo" and "bar" are merged
>> before the outer value-of gets to them.
> No, that's not quite true.
> Adjacent text nodes are merged only by an operation that merges them, for
> example <xsl:element> or <xsl:value-of>.

Ahh, ok - so the outer value-of does the merging then applies the seperator.

So that should read:

"the output is "foobar" as the adjacent text nodes "foo" and "bar" are
merged by the outer value-of before it applies the seperator"

Andrew Welch
Kernow: http://kernowforsaxon.sf.net/

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