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Subject: Re: [xsl] Schema-awareness and built-in types
From: "Wendell Piez wapiez@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx" <xsl-list-service@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 13 Jun 2014 20:01:17 -0000


What happens when you do this?

<xsl:element name="a" type="xs:integer">
  <xsl:sequence select="5"/>

or even select="xs:integer(5)" ...?

I suppose I could always try. :->

Cheers, Wendell

On Wed, Jun 11, 2014 at 11:45 AM, Max Toro maxtoroq@xxxxxxxxx
<xsl-list-service@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> The following doesn't work in an XSLT processor with basic conformance:
> <xsl:element name="a" type="xs:integer">5</xsl:element>
> even though you can create variables using the built-in types:
> <xsl:variable name="a" select="5" as="xs:integer"/>
> or use the constructor functions:
> <xsl:variable name="a" select="xs:integer('5')"/>
> What's the reason for this restriction? Why can't I use built-in types
> to annotate new nodes?
> --
> Max Toro

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