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Subject: Re: [xsl] saxon:evaluate() in schematron
From: Liam R E Quin <liam@xxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 21 May 2012 16:59:31 -0400

On Mon, 2012-05-21 at 13:48 -0400, Matthew Stoeffler wrote:
> Hello.
> I'm working on a schematron script (iso schematron) in which I'm
> trying to confirm a relationship between two elements representing
> containing boxes.

It sounds like this is in danger of getting more complex over time, in
which case I'd consider using XSLT, perhaps with XProc - e.g. adding
attributes with error="coordinate 1 is not a prime number" or whatever.

If you want to get really high-falutin' you could consider writing the
constraints in a simple XML vocabulary and translating that into XSLT or
XQuery (or even into XSD 1.1 but then you don't get the custom


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