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RE: [xsl] does variable contain a node-set or a string

From: "Michael Kay" <mike@------------>
Date: 5/9/2008 10:33:00 PM
If this is a 1.0 question, I believe the answer is no. That's assuming
you're not prepared to do something like count($x) which succeeds if $x is a
node-set and aborts the transformation if it is a string.

Michael Kay

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Moog, Thomas H [mailto:thomas.h.moog@xxxxxxxxx] 
> Sent: 09 May 2008 23:12
> To: xsl-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [xsl] does variable contain a node-set or a string
> Using only standard functions (not exslt:object_type) is 
> there a way to tell if an xsl variable contains a node-set 
> vs. a string ?


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