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Re: Nicer way to change context-node than xsl:for-each

Subject: Re: Nicer way to change context-node than xsl:for-each ?
From: David Carlisle <davidc@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sat, 5 Dec 2009 10:25:40 GMT
Re:  Nicer way to change context-node than xsl:for-each
> It seems to me, xsl:for-each won't be required in this case. You only
> want to process "one" element (*[1] implies that!).
> 
> Therefore, I could have written the stylesheet logic as follows:
> 
> <xsl:template match="foo">
>  <xsl:variable name="x" select="*[1]" />
>  <xsl:value-of select="$x" />
>  <!-- can do other things, on "x" -->
> </xsl:template>

the for-each wasn't needed for value-of but it is needed to change the
context for call-template, which the original post indicated was also
required.


David

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