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   RE: [xml-dev] abs() function (was random title borrowed from another thr

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Saxon 6.5.3 implements XSLT 1.0 which does not provide an abs() function.

abs() is defined in XSLT 2.0/XPath 2.0; for that you need Saxon 8.7.3.

XSLT questions are best asked on the xsl-list at www.mulberrytech.com

Michael Kay

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Webmaster [mailto:Webmaster@comtrol.com] 
> Sent: 05 July 2006 23:00
> To: xml-dev@lists.xml.org
> Subject: RE: [xml-dev] Math on the web without MathML (CSS 
> 2.1 rendering for HTML and XML)
> Hello. I'm using Saxon 6.5.3 and am trying to get the abs 
> function to work.
> I tried math: and fn: but I'm getting the error: "unknown 
> system function".
> I've tried several name spaces, with out any success.
> It seems to me that maybe saxon doesn't with it? my xsl namespace is:
> http://www.w3.org/1999/XSL/Transform
> At this point I'm kinda lost and not really knowing what I 
> need. So how do I find a libary of math functions? do I have 
> to download some files? do I have to update the xsl namespace?
> Thanks!
> LN
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