RE: [xsl] Converting Duration

Subject: RE: [xsl] Converting Duration
From: kakridge@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Date: Fri, 21 Nov 2003 16:52:45 -0500
Thanks for the help.  I started using translate, but did not realize I
could use multiple values.  Thanks for the advice.

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On Fri, Nov 21, 2003 at 07:43:37PM +0100, J.Pietschmann wrote:
> kakridge@xxxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
> > If I have varying durations within an element, such as this:
> > 
> > <Durations>
> > 	<Duration>PT8H</Duration>
> > 	<Duration>PT8H15M</Duration>
> > 	<Duration>PT12H10M</Duration>
> > </Durations>
> > 
> > how can I scan through and strip out the letters?
> Stripping letters can be achieve by translating them to nothing:
>   <xsl:template match="Duration">
>    <xsl:value-of select="translate(.,'PTHSM','')"/>
>   </xsl:template>
> Of course, you can delete 'ABCD...' or whatever.
> I'm not sure what stripping the letters gives you, nor what you mean
> by "scan through". For more help, you'll have to supply samples of the
> expected output.
> J.Pietschmann
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Some samples would help responses.  However, you might want to check out
some of the date-time functions in EXSLT.  See for
more info.  I know there are some functions to handle durations, so
maybe you can find an example or something there.

Best of luck,

 * Tim Meals
 * Applications Developer
 * @email: tmeals@xxxxxxxxxxxx

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