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> a.) As Uche pointed out, the question also involves whether node
> identity or the text values of nodes are used. Your technique works
> for identity based equivalence tests but not value based tests 

Yes of course. If you want value based set equality that's
 not($b[. != $a]) and not($a[. != $b])

> b.) Calling count() four times instead of having an explicit operator
> is bad form both performance wise and readability wise.  
No disagreement there, but you did't say it wasn't pretty, you said it
wasn't possible.


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