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Subject: Re: [xsl] Getting the data type of an element
From: "G. Ken Holman" <gkholman@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 12 Jan 2004 20:15:35 -0500

At 2004-01-12 19:33 -0500, Anderson, Rick A wrote:
I want to be able to convert the "true" and "false" strings to "1" and "0",
respectively, when I get the value of a boolean type element. However, I
want to be sure the XSD schema has defined the element as type boolean, and
it is not just a string element with the value "true". I think I need to
know the data type of an element, but I cannot find a MSXML4 property or
method that returns this type information, using the schema.

It would have to be an extension or an implementation of data-type-aware XSLT 2.0 because XSLT 1.0 works on the instance and DTD default attribute string information and not on the document model constraints.

I hope this helps.

.................... Ken

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