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Re: [xsl] Elements and functions available


Subject: Re: [xsl] Elements and functions available
From: Colin Paul Adams <colin@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 22 Oct 2008 10:39:14 +0100

>>>>> "Andrew" == Andrew Welch <andrew.j.welch@xxxxxxxxx> writes:

    Andrew> Out of interest, can someone comment on the cost of
    Andrew> calling these functions?  I imagine element-available() is
    Andrew> very cheap, but I'm wondering about function-available()
    Andrew> with user created extensions...

That is going to depend upon the implementation.
In Gestalt, function-available() is very cheap. User-written functions
are compiled and linked into the executable, and are just like
built-in functions.
-- 
Colin Adams
Preston Lancashire


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