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Default Match element based on attribute of child?

I'd like to restrict a template to a specific element that has a specific child with a specific attribute:

<outer>
 <inner type="good"/>
</outer>
<outer>
 <inner type="notgood"/>
</outer>

Given the above, I need a MATCH= pattern that selects the first OUTER element but not the second. I know I need a predicate

 <xsl:template match="outer[inner ... ]">

but I don't know how to specify a predicate that tests an attribute of a child element.

TIA for any help you can offer.

 
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<xsl:template match="outer[inner[@child='good']]">

or

<xsl:template match="outer[inner/@child='good']">

(they're equivalent)

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