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Re: Does XSLT 3 need an instruction for creating func

Subject: Re: Does XSLT 3 need an instruction for creating functions?
From: "Michael Kay mike@xxxxxxxxxxxx" <xsl-list-service@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 14 Oct 2015 17:07:30 -0000
Re:  Does XSLT 3 need an instruction for creating  func
Yes, this would sometimes be nice, but we decided not to do it. Therebs
always a way of rewriting it either to use XPath inline functions or to use
XSLT named functions, even in cases where you need local variables in the
function closure.

Michael Kay
Saxonica

> On 14 Oct 2015, at 17:21, Max Toro maxtoroq@xxxxxxxxx
<xsl-list-service@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>
> I know you have anonymous functions in XPath 3.0, but you cannot use
> instructions in them, you'd have to put them in an `xsl:function`, and
> by then all the fun is gone. Something like this (nevermind the name):
>
> <xsl:variable name="myFn">
>   <xsl:delegate>
>      <xsl:param name="a"/>
>
>      <xsl:call-template name="foo"/>
>   </xsl:delegate>
> </xsl:variable>
>
> <xsl:sequence select="$myFn(5)"/>
> --
> Max Toro

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