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Re: [Summary] XML is text-only ... why?

  • From: Philippe Poulard <philippe.poulard@s...>
  • To: David Carlisle <davidc@n...>
  • Date: Fri, 28 Sep 2007 15:37:56 +0200

Re:  [Summary]  XML is text-only ... why?
David Carlisle a écrit :
>> Am I doing something wrong?
> yes, using the function xs:integer to try to get the integer 32 from a
> character with unicode value 32.

No : I've never said that I was trying to do such a stupid thing :)

  The function you are looking for is

I'm not looking for that function :)

> available in xpath but not called xs:integer it is called
> string-to-codepoints which returns (in general) a sequence of integers,
> but if as here your string has length 1, you'll get a single integer (32).

Even if we are aware of what can do xs:integer and string-to-codepoints,
nobody can prevent me to do an application that consider that <x> </x> 
means that there is an integer inside the x element, taken from the 
unicode character, even if it is a very stupid idea.


              (. .)
|      Philippe Poulard       |
        Have the RefleX !

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