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Re: [xsl] Re: "if-condition-return something" idiom : is it possible in XSLT 1 ?


Subject: Re: [xsl] Re: "if-condition-return something" idiom : is it possible in XSLT 1 ?
From: "Graydon graydon@xxxxxxxxx" <xsl-list-service@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 16 Jun 2014 13:35:58 -0000

On Mon, Jun 16, 2014 at 01:11:41PM -0000, Kerry, Richard
richard.kerry@xxxxxxxx scripsit:
> What I am doing is writing a callable template which will give dates
> in the form yyyy-mm (y and m numeric) when given dates in a variety of
> formats including those with strings for months (dd MMM yy,
> dd/mm/yyyy, mm/yy, and many others).  So the input is a single string
> which needs to be tested against a number of different formats and
> picked apart accordingly.  Perhaps I can partly pick it apart then put
> the parts into a node-set and get a template called on that.

If you're stuck with XSLT 1.0, this is going to be painful, because XSLT
1.0 doesn't have regular expressions.


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