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   Re: [xml-dev] XQuery and DTD/Schema?

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At 11:32 PM 7/6/2002 -0600, Uche Ogbuji wrote:
>Jonathan Robie:
> > So far, when I ask how I am supposed to sort my integers correctly, you
> > have told me merely that I could use many layers of software to do this.
>Oh, I almost forgot to mention.
>Did someone forget <xsl:sort data-type="number"> ?

Sure, people can add a type specifier for the sort to XSL, or add a cast to 
XQuery, to make these things come out correctly - but if they forget, their 
program has a subtle bug.  I don't think the solution to supporting types 
is to ask the programmer to do casts.



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