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Re: Semantics of p:string-replace

From: Norman Walsh <ndw@nwalsh.com>
Date: Sat, 28 Apr 2007 08:22:13 -0400
To: public-xml-processing-model-wg@w3.org
Message-ID: <87bqh8664q.fsf@nwalsh.com>
/ Innovimax SARL <innovimax@gmail.com> was heard to say:
| Since we lack conditionnal in xpath, I propose to add a custom XProc
| function "p:if(conditional;then;else)"

I'd rather not. Like Henry said, the one use case we can't handle is
likely to be pretty marginal and you can always do it with an XSLT
step if you need it.

I don't think the cost of making all implementors support an extension
function is justified by the benefit of handling that one use case.

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