trueif the attribute is of the type specified, and
isntreverses the result.
attribute attribute-name (of element-expression)? (is | isnt) (cdata | name | names | number | numbers | nmtoken | nmtokens | nutoken | nutokens | id | idref | idrefs | notation | entity | entities | group)
You can use the
attribute is test to determine whether an attribute is of a specified type. For
example, the following code will succeed if attribute
foo is of type
name, and will fail
attribute "foo" is name
Attribute type tests can be combined by joining the types with
| and parenthesizing them. Note
that for a data attribute, a test of its type for
entities will always fail because those types of
attributes cannot be associated with a notation.
Entity and notation attribute tests can be applied directly to attribute values which are declared as
notation, or directly to an item of an attribute declared as