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Subject: RE: mapping (Was: Re: Re: . in for)
From: Joerg Pietschmann <joerg.pietschmann@xxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 09 Jan 2002 14:07:02 +0100
RE: mapping (Was: Re:  Re: . in for)
DPawson@xxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
> Yes, I suppose to follow a standard function form it should be
> select ='map (lower-case(), $departments)'.

Is there a reason why we can't identify and pass functions by their
QName? We could then write select ='map(xf:lower-case, $departments)'.
This would circumvent the lexical problems. Probably this avoids
having functions as data type in the data model, although their
QNames de facto are used as such.

> I'm sure David C or Dimitre could extend this to a piped form?
> Guessing,
>   select='map (fnA(), (map (fnb(), $departments)))'

If Jeni's proposal for having XSLT functions constructing sequences
is accepted, this should be perfectly possible. I'd omit unnecessary
spaces and parenthesis:
 select='map(fnA(), map(fnb(), $departments))'
or
 select='map(my:fnA, map(my:fnb, $departments))'

Regards
J.Pietschmann

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