first of all,thank you for your answer!
Originally Posted by Dormilich
if you need just that one value, you’d better use the DOM (i.e. .getElementsByTagName()), otherwise you would have to write a complete XSL file/string and process that through XSLT (which is not uniform throughout all browsers, I think). you may also try some XPath expressions on the XML directly, but the implementations thereof ain’t likely to be uniform in each browser either.