Defines a rule for an xsl:accumulator.
Permitted parent elements: xsl:accumulator
Pattern defining the set of nodes to which the accumulator rule applies.
Determines whether the rule fires before or
after descendants are processed, by specifying
The expression to be evaluated by the rule may be given
either by a
The value "yes|true|1" on a
Available in XSLT 3.0. From Saxon 9.8, available in all editions. Implemented in Saxon-PE and Saxon-EE since Saxon 9.6. Available for all platforms.
For an example of the use of a capturing accumulator rule to construct the glossary of a document, see the blog article Capturing Accumulators.