[xquery-talk] A walk down Sesame St - counting for simpletons
davidc at nag.co.uk
Tue Apr 8 08:54:37 PDT 2014
On 08/04/2014 16:23, Ihe Onwuka wrote:
> count(colllection('myColl')//elem tells me how many elems there are in
> myColl. Fine
> So now I want to be told how many elems are in myColl and myColl2.
> Put them in a sequence like so
> (collection('myColl')//elem,collection('myColl2')//elem) and then
> apply the count method to each element of the sequence n'est pas?
XPath sequences don't nest ((1,2,3),(4,5,6)) is (1,2,3,4,5,6) so your
issue is nothing to do with count() but rather with the sequence you are
for $c in ('myColl','myColl2') return count(collection($c)//elem)
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