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Re: [xsl] Typing Variable as AnyURI - Problem


Subject: Re: [xsl] Typing Variable as AnyURI - Problem
From: Ihe Onwuka <ihe.onwuka@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 13 Sep 2012 08:47:31 +0100

On Thu, Sep 13, 2012 at 8:31 AM, Michael Kay <mike@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>
> Your call to xsl:apply-templates is returning a sequence of text nodes. A
> sequence of text nodes is not a string (nor is an xs:anyURI), and it cannot
> be converted to a string by calling the string() or xs:anyURI() functions.
>

Yes, but what threw me off the scent is that  casting the variable to
xs:anyURI as in the code example I posted worked.

So whats the difference between what goes when the variable is cast as
xs:anyURI and what goes on when the variable is typed xs:anyURI


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