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Re: [xsl] count in several document

From: David Carlisle <davidc@--------->
Date: 6/23/2003 7:14:00 AM
when you use a node set, such as //chapmod/attribute::docref in the
argument of a function expecting a string, or explictly coerce it to a
string using string() then XPath1 _always_ takes the string value of the
first node in the set in document order, and discards all the rest.

If your source file had the full filename

<chapmod docref="document1.xml" lang="FR"/>

then you would be in much better shape as you could go

Otherwise your simplest solution is probably to make one pass to make a
document of that form just using an xml-xml transformation to add .xml
to the filenames, then make a second pass that does the above.

Otherwise you'll have to do a recursive template that does the addition
by hand. That isn't hard but changing the input document is easier, if
that is an option.


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