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Re: On the interpretation of match=

From: Florent Georges <fgeorges@fgeorges.org>
Date: Sun, 5 Oct 2008 19:18:52 +0200
Message-ID: <ebaca5bf0810051018h60a9496eif51c6d965eb6cc35@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Norman Walsh" <ndw@nwalsh.com>
Cc: public-xml-processing-model-comments@w3.org

2008/10/5 Norman Walsh wrote:

> I think the shortest argument why is that the BNF for an XSLT 2.0
> Pattern[2] (which we call an XSLTMatchPattern and still need to cite a
> little more carefully) cannot be empty.

  I would second that for the same reason.

  But I have a little question about your example:

>  <p:rename match="//item" new-name="foo"/>

  Do we agree this is equivalent to the following? (note the descendent axis) :

    <p:rename match="item" new-name="foo"/>

> The matched node is a comment and rename cannot
> target comments.

  About this example (matching a comment node), would it be an error
if the match expression matched both comment and element nodes?


Florent Georges
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