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[xsl] Re: [xquery-talk] Random number generation : requirements


Subject: [xsl] Re: [xquery-talk] Random number generation : requirements
From: "Michael Kay mike@xxxxxxxxxxxx" <xsl-list-service@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 6 May 2014 22:40:37 -0000

> My policy on side effects is: all expressions containing side effects are
going to be evaluated in order
>

I do something like that in Saxon as well. But I don't attempt to define what
"in order" means; for example, the order in which different global variables
are evaluated. Doing this in the spec would be much more problematic.

Michael Kay
Saxonica


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