Re: [xsl] xdt:dayTimeDuration casting issue

Subject: Re: [xsl] xdt:dayTimeDuration casting issue
From: "Andrew Welch" <andrew.j.welch@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 8 Mar 2007 15:09:40 +0000
On 3/8/07, Laura Porter <lporter@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

I am using Saxon 8.7.3J and having an issue casting a string to
xdt:dayTimeDuration for use in  days-from-duration()

The error I'm getting is:

Cannot find a matching 1-argument function named

I've checked that the namespace is correct
(xmlns:xdt= The exact usage is:

select="days-from-duration(xdt:dayTimeDuration(dates/duration))"/> where
dates/duration is P0Y3M3DT12H

When I run that example with Saxon 8.7.3b I get the error:

 FORG0001: Invalid duration value 'P0Y3M3DT12H' (non-numeric or
out-of-range component) your duration value isn't valid.  You appear to have included
years and months, whereas it only allows days and a time (the allowed
format is "PnDTnHnMnS") see:

Also, I believe the only prefix to use these days is xs:* (although
Saxon seems to work with both).


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