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- From: Paul Prescod <email@example.com>
- To: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Date: Thu, 17 Sep 1998 07:31:44 -0400 (EDT)
On Thu, 17 Sep 1998, Tyler Baker wrote:
> <xsl:process select="../../../heading"/>
> >From what I understand, this would say first go to the third parent node
> of the current node and select all heading elements and process them.
> This would seem to be an error since another template may already have
> processed these heading elements.
What's wrong with processing the same element twice? That is necessary in
many cases (e.g. processing a title in the context of a cross reference, a
TOC, and in its natural locataion)
> Another question is what to do with Absolute Anchors. I would think
> that for select patterns it would not make sense for this to be allowed
> as the entire template match then has nothing to do with the actual
> processing. For example if I match a particular element and then select
> a set of nodes who are anchored at the root, this would be like doing
> global processing independent of the match argument.
What's wrong with that? The WD provides an example of where you would want
to do that. Do a search for "CFO".
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