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RE: [XSLT2.0]format-number function difficulty

From: Mukul Gandhi <mukul_gandhi@yahoo.com>
Date: Thu, 10 Feb 2005 01:20:59 -0800 (PST)
Message-ID: <20050210092059.43994.qmail@web41302.mail.yahoo.com>
To: public-qt-comments@w3.org


--- Michael Kay <mhk@mhk.me.uk> wrote:

> Thanks for the comment. I'm having difficulty seeing
> exactly where the
> problem is. Is it simply that the term "picture
> string" is introduced at the
> beginning of section 16.4, and not defined until
> section 16.4.2? 
Exactly! I think we need the picture string definition
for format-number function, similarly as defined in
section "16.5.1 The Picture String"(for 16.5
Formatting Dates and Times section). I feel, a tabular
definition will be appropriate, similarly to section
16.5.1 ..

Regards,
Mukul

>There is a
> hyperlink from the first use to the definition, but
> perhaps that doesn't
> help people who read the spec on paper (I never do,
> which means that I tend
> not to have that kind of reader uppermost in my
> mind).
> 
> Would a section reference help? 
> 
> Or do you feel that the definition in section 16.4.2
> itself needs improving?
> 
> Michael Kay
> http://www.saxonica.com/
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: public-qt-comments-request@w3.org 
> > [mailto:public-qt-comments-request@w3.org] On
> Behalf Of Mukul Gandhi
> > Sent: 10 February 2005 05:37
> > To: public-qt-comments@w3.org
> > Subject: [XSLT2.0]format-number function
> difficulty
> > 
> > 
> > Hello,
> >   In section "16.4 Number Formatting" of the
> Working
> > Draft of XSLT 2.0 specification (URL -
> > http://www.w3.org/TR/xslt20/),
> > 
> > there seems difficulty knowing the definition of
> > "picture string" in format-number function. Just
> like
> > in section "16.5 Formatting Dates and Times",
> picture
> > string is defined as ..
> > Specifier Meaning
> > 
> > I feel, a similar definition for picture string is
> > needed for section 16.4 Number Formatting.
> > 
> > Regards,
> > Mukul
> > 
> > 
> > 
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