RE: [xsl] Testing type of a param

Subject: RE: [xsl] Testing type of a param
From: "Michael Kay" <mhkay@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 16 May 2001 06:30:02 +0100
> A param's type can be any of
>   string, number, boolean, node-set
> Within a called template I'd like to be able use <xsl:choose> to
> branch based on whether a parameter is a node-set or not.
> Is there a way to do this?

This came up a couple of months ago and I think the conclusion was that it
can't be done in pure XSLT.

There's an EXSLT extension function to test data type.

But as Steve Muench pointed out, you don't need it in this case.

Mike Kay

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