[xquery-talk] retrieving node depending on its context

Christian Wittern wittern at kanji.zinbun.kyoto-u.ac.jp
Mon May 9 18:32:39 PDT 2005

"Michael Kay" <mhk at mhk.me.uk> writes:

> Sorry for the incomplete explanation. $n is the <name> element that youa re
> testing.

Thank you.  I got it now:-)

> Personally I find it much more natural to do this using the
> following-sibling axis, and I suspect that on products that offer the
> following-sibling axis (are there still any that don't?) it's likely to be
> more efficient.

Agreed. I try to use this on eXist, which currently does not (yet!)
offer the following-sibling axis.

All the best and thank you for your help,



 Christian Wittern 
 Institute for Research in Humanities, Kyoto University
 47 Higashiogura-cho, Kitashirakawa, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto 606-8265, JAPAN

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