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RE: [xsl] casting sequences
Subject: RE: [xsl] casting sequences|
From: "Michael Kay" <mike@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 7 Jan 2009 22:44:32 -0000
for $t in tokenize() return xs:dayTimeDuration($t)
Tedious - some of us tried very hard to get a "simple mapping operator" that
would do this without needing a variable - but the attempt floundered.
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> I have input like this:
> . . .
> <topics days="P1D P4D">
> . . .
> and in order to get a sequence of dayTimeDurations, which is
> what I want, I've had to write
> <xsl:variable name="days" select="tokenize(//topics/@days,' ')"/>
> <xsl:variable name="ds"
> This is not only tedious, it only works if I know in advance
> how many days there will be, which in principle I don't.
> What's the right way to do this? I spent rather a long time
> searching the documentation without success. . .
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