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Re: strong typed variable with restriction ?

Subject: Re: strong typed variable with restriction ?
From: Michel Hendriksen <michel.hendriksen@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 2 Feb 2011 15:42:06 +0100
Re:  strong typed variable with restriction ?
Or return a (fake) result and terminate then?

On Wed, Feb 2, 2011 at 2:49 PM, Michael Kay <mike@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On 02/02/2011 12:43, Michel Hendriksen wrote:
>> Or add a message in an xsl:otherwise...
>> <xsl:message terminate="yes|no">
>>   <!-- Content:template -->
>> </xsl:message>
> No, that won't solve the problem. If the declared type of the function is
> element(), then the otherwise branch (whether explicit or implicit, whether
> executed or not) must return an element.
> (It's not like Java, where you can declare a function to return String, and
> still return null. If you want to allow a "null" return in XSLT, you need
> declare the result as "xs:string?").
> Michael Kay
> Saxonica

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