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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

> 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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