Re: [xslt] Selecting on nodeset in variable from stylesheet

At 15:30 -0600 12/14/03, Shaun McCance wrote:
>The whole node set vs. result tree issue always confuses beginners, and
>understandably so.  Here's the basic rule:  An XPath expression inside
>of a select attribute gives you a node set (except, of course, when it
>gives you a number or something else).  A template always gives you a
>result tree fragment.  If you variable looks like this:
><xsl:variable name="foo" select="some/xpath/expression"/>

Ok, fine.  But if you're inside a called template with parameters, 
and that template is called with a variable as a parameter, how are 
you going to know inside the template whether the variable refers to 
a result tree or a node-set?


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