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Re: [xsl] Retrieving Position-Nr of Element

From: David Carlisle <davidc@--------->
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Date: 1/29/2003 11:35:00 PM
> is there a way of efficiently get the position() of A in that node-set 

sets do not have any order (that's the difference  between a set and a
list). the value of position() depends on the current node list
used to select the node, not the node set that contains the node.
If you select a node with . or .. or parent:: then it will always have
position()=1 for example.

David

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