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Need your recommendation please for an XPath expressio

Subject: Need your recommendation please for an XPath expression
From: "Costello, Roger L. costello@xxxxxxxxx" <xsl-list-service@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 19 Jul 2016 12:05:33 -0000
 Need your recommendation please for an XPath expressio
Hi Folks,

I need an XPath expression which returns a Boolean value:

	If there is an A then return true only if there is a B.
     	If there is no A then return true.

For example, the XPath expression should return true for this:


The XPath should return false for this:


Which XPath expression is best (most efficient)?

(a)   if (A) then exists(B) else true()

(b)  (A and B) or (not(A))

(c)  something else (what?)


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