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Re: [xsl] collapsing number ranges
Subject: Re: [xsl] collapsing number ranges|
From: J-P S <jps@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 30 Aug 2004 13:29:52 +0100 (BST)
On Mon, 30 Aug 2004, Bruce D'Arcus wrote:
) I was just reminded that page numbers aren't always integers. Example:
) pp. iii-vi.
) I guess that settles it then; better to use substrings in this case.
If they're not integers then surely they don't want to pass through the
substring mill at all, as they'll e.g. turn "xv-xviii" into "xv-iii"
depending on your algorithm. You probably want to test they're numbers
before they go anywhere near the algorithm, by doing something like
string(number($start)) != 'NaN'
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