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Subject: XPath 3.0 Functions and Operators: format-number() question
From: "Dimitre Novatchev dnovatchev@xxxxxxxxx" <xsl-list-service@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 30 May 2014 04:51:42 -0000
 XPath 3.0 Functions and Operators: format-number()  qu
 One of the format-number() examples in the F&O 3.0 Recommendation is this:

      format-number(12.34, '0.000e00')


I am trying to evaluate this example in Oxygen XPath/XQuery Builder
view, which uses Saxon (  behind the scenes.

I get this error:

"XPath failed due to: format-number picture: Passive character must
not appear between active characters in a sub-picture"

Who is right: the specification, or Saxon?

What would be the closest to this example that will not cause any errors?

Dimitre Novatchev
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