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Re: What are the nodes that the replace step acts on?

From: George Cristian Bina <george@oxygenxml.com>
Date: Fri, 31 Jul 2009 12:44:18 +0300
Message-ID: <4A72BCF2.8020703@oxygenxml.com>
To: Toman_Vojtech@emc.com
CC: xproc-dev@w3.org
Hi Vojtech,

In that case the description following the match option description also 
needs to be updated?

Every element in the primary input matching the specified pattern is 
replaced in the output is replaced by the document element of the 
replacement document.

Is the replace step able to change a PI with another one?

Note that the above talks about the document element of the replacement 
document as what will replace the matching nodes.

Best Regards,
George Cristian Bina
<oXygen/> XML Editor, Schema Editor and XSLT Editor/Debugger

Toman_Vojtech@emc.com wrote:
>> Note the "matching elements" part.
>> Then, below we see the description of the match option:
>> ***
>> The value of the match option must be an XSLTMatchPattern. It is a 
>> dynamic error (err:XC0023) if that pattern matches anything 
>> other than 
>> element, text, processing-instruction, or comment nodes.
>> ***
>> Note that it can match without an error also text, processing 
>> instructions and comments.
>> So, what are the nodes that the replace step acts on?
> Elements, text, PIs, and comments. I think that the text talks about
> "mathing elements" and not "matching nodes" is an error.
> Regards,
> Vojtech
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