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Subject: Re: XPath Expressions: Separate predicates or one predicate with AND?
From: "Michael Kay mike@xxxxxxxxxxxx" <xsl-list-service@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 21 Feb 2017 23:00:25 -0000
Re:  XPath Expressions: Separate predicates or one  pre
> On 21 Feb 2017, at 22:08, Eliot Kimber ekimber@xxxxxxxxxxxx
<xsl-list-service@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Ibm updating code that has expressions like:
> <xsl:when test=b*[@a = b1b and @b = b2b and @c = b3b]b>
> My normal practice would be to use separate predicates:
> <xsl:when test=b*[@a = b1b][@b = b2b][@c = b3b]b>
> But it occurs to me that in this case the expressions are functionally
identical: the set of predicates is effectively an AND group.
> Is there any reason to prefer one form expression over the other?

In a word, no.

Michael Kay

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