Re: [xsl] What's the best feature in XSLT 3?

Subject: Re: [xsl] What's the best feature in XSLT 3?
From: "Michael Kay mike@xxxxxxxxxxxx" <xsl-list-service@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 3 Oct 2019 21:47:15 -0000
And here's some really low-hanging fruit that we inexplicably failed to put

* @select attribute on xsl:when and xsl:otherwise (and perhaps xsl:if) as an
alternative to a contained xsl:sequence instruction

* @as attribute on xsl:mode to define the return type of all template rules in
that mode (good for documentation, good for type-checking of

Michael Kay

> On 3 Oct 2019, at 17:59, Liam R. E. Quin liam@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
<xsl-list-service@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> While i was preparing for a course on XSLT 3 later this month, i
> wondered whether other people would have favourite features that were
> introduced in XSLT 3. I know i do.
> What do you find most useful? Or like the best?
> Liam
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