Deconstructing EAD style sheets,
Looking at the cookbooks style sheets, I am trying to understand some
of the XPaths.
When deciding to display a box number or not, we want to know if it has
the preceding sibling, so we use logic like this:
<xsl:call-template name="showbox-C02-box" />
<xsl:call-template name="hidebox-C02-box" />
"If not (the preceeding c02 node has a did child, which has a container
child whose type is box and value = box number)
then show the box number,
otherwise hide the box"
But the second condition, where we have the "//" (any descendant), I
don't quite get,
"If the preceeding C02 has any did child at any level with a matching
container type box value" --
Is it possible for this expression to be true for some "did" 's, but
they don't immediately
preceed this one, so we should show the box number anyway?
I "express" my thanks in advance,
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