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Re: sorting and parameters

Subject: Re: sorting and parameters
From: Steve Tinney <stinney@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 17 Jan 2000 21:22:30 -0500
steve tinney
Likely to be the most-used extension after node-set and
output-splitting.  Excellent news!

Will this do generalized variable interpolation of (string) variables
within a path?  select="$nodes/some/$variable/child"?


Kay Michael wrote:
> >How do I pass a sort key to a stylesheet?
> In response to this problem and others of the same ilk, the next version of
> SAXON will contain an extension function evaluate() which takes as its
> argument an XPath expression in the form of a string, and returns the result
> of evaluating that expression.
> So you will be able to write
> <xsl:param name="key">normalize-space(title)</xsl:param>
> . . .
> <xsl:sort select="sxf:evaluate('$key')" order="{$sortorder}"/>
> Mike Kay
>  XSL-List info and archive:  http://www.mulberrytech.com/xsl/xsl-list

Steve Tinney                                        Babylonian Section
                                 *   University of Pennsylvania Museum
stinney@xxxxxxxxxxxxx                          Phila, PA. 215-898-4047

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