RE: [xsl] XSLT 2.0 empty string

Subject: RE: [xsl] XSLT 2.0 empty string
From: "Andrew Welch" <ajwelch@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 28 Feb 2005 17:29:41 -0000
> > What role does the 'as' attribute play when you get an
> empty sequence?
> yes as Michael commented in his original reply, if the select
> expresssion returns () (because the node isn't there) then if
> you specify that is of type xs:string? you get () as the ?
> specifically allows that outcome. If on the other hand you'd
> have said as="xs:string" then you'd have got a type error as
> you can't atomize () to get a string.

Yes, I read that after posting my last message.  That certainly clears
it up though, thanks.

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