RE: casting sequences
for $t in tokenize() return xs:dayTimeDuration($t) Tedious - some of us tried very hard to get a "simple mapping operator" that would do this without needing a variable - but the attempt floundered. Michael Kay http://www.saxonica.com/ > -----Original Message----- > From: Henry S. Thompson [mailto:ht@xxxxxxxxxxxx] > Sent: 07 January 2009 15:46 > To: xsl-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx > Subject: casting sequences > > -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- > Hash: SHA1 > > I have input like this: > > . . . > <topics days="P1D P4D"> > . . . > > and in order to get a sequence of dayTimeDurations, which is > what I want, I've had to write > > <xsl:variable name="days" select="tokenize(//topics/@days,' ')"/> > <xsl:variable name="ds" > > select="(xs:dayTimeDuration($days),xs:dayTimeDuration($days))"/> > > This is not only tedious, it only works if I know in advance > how many days there will be, which in principle I don't. > What's the right way to do this? I spent rather a long time > searching the documentation without success. . . > > ht > - -- > Henry S. Thompson, School of Informatics, University > of Edinburgh > Half-time member of W3C Team > 10 Crichton Street, Edinburgh EH8 9AB, SCOTLAND -- (44) > 131 650-4440 > Fax: (44) 131 651-1426, e-mail: ht@xxxxxxxxxxxx > URL: http://www.ltg.ed.ac.uk/~ht/ > [mail really from me _always_ has this .sig -- mail without > it is forged spam] -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- > Version: GnuPG v1.2.6 (GNU/Linux) > > iD8DBQFJZM5JkjnJixAXWBoRAvFQAJ42q/gItDozDIIzjyMTkF9wm5fChACeJFHj > /pMc5wWWsGXOmRJO74ROgsg= > =Krd7 > -----END PGP SIGNATURE-----
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