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Re: XSLT functions

From: Norman Walsh <ndw@nwalsh.com>
Date: Tue, 10 Jun 2008 17:44:06 -0400
To: public-xml-processing-model-wg@w3.org
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/ Jeni Tennison <jeni@jenitennison.com> was heard to say:
| On 10 Jun 2008, at 21:11, Norman Walsh wrote:
|> I've got an action to say something about the functions that can be
|> used in XSLT match patterns. Here's a list of the additional functions
|> defined by XSLT (2.0):
|> [snip]
|> Do we say that these are required/forbidden/implementation-defined in
|> match patterns?
|> I'm tempted to say they're forbidden, just for simplicity.
| That or implementation-defined works for me.

I was tempted to say implementation-defined (generate-id() isn't in
XPath, it's in XSLT!? Boy, did that bite me hard the other day in
XQuery :-) but that introduces interoperability problems. That's why I
came down on the side of forbidden.

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