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Re: an xpath/xsl question: why must (a QName in an) argument be apathexpression?
- From: james anderson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- To: email@example.com
- Date: Fri, 09 Mar 2001 00:44:03 +0100
David Carlisle wrote:
> > Yes. I admit, I did use an example from a dated xsl description. Please
> > do not be misled by the details.
> yes function arguments are evaluated before being passed to the function
> so have to evaluate to one of the XPath types. A Qname would evaluate to
> the node set produced by selecting child element nodes of that name.
Aha. Ok. So that is, in fact, the nature of the XPath-World. Still, I'm
surprised that QNames, as important as they are, then cannot be passed
to functions. So be it.