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For comparing the contents of two elements i am using the compare funtion.but its showing error like this 'compare' is not a
valid XSLT or XPath function.i am using IE 6 browser. for eg i want to compare the following two elements and check wther its same .
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The XSLT processor in IE6 supports only XSLT 1.0 and XPath 1.0, but compare() is an XPath 2.0 function. To compare for equality, just use the "=" operator.

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wther xalan xslt processor supports xpath2?

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