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Re: First node in a node-set

From: James Clark <jjc@jclark.com>
Date: Sat, 15 May 1999 10:37:51 +0700
Message-ID: <373CEC0F.74943A43@jclark.com>
To: Kay Michael <Michael.Kay@icl.com>
CC: "'xsl-editors@w3.org'" <xsl-editors@w3.org>


Kay Michael wrote:
> 
> There are a number of places where we need to consider the "first node in a
> node set" (and ignore the other nodes).
> 
> The most common is to obtain a string vale; section 6.2.5 explicitly states
> that it is the first node of the node set in document order that is
> required.
> 
> There are other places where this form of words is not used, for example the
> definitions of the qname, local-part, namespace, and generate-id functions.
> I assume this is an editorial omission and that "first node in a node set"
> always implies first in document order.

Right.

James
Received on Saturday, 15 May 1999 04:11:09 GMT

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