Re: [xsl] Constructing complex xs:string in variable

Subject: Re: [xsl] Constructing complex xs:string in variable
From: "Liam R. E. Quin liam@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx" <xsl-list-service@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 9 Oct 2019 14:56:17 -0000
On Wed, 2019-10-09 at 13:28 +0000, Christian Roth mulberrytech-
lists@xxxxxxxx wrote:
> <xsl:variable name="var" as="xs:string">
>   <xsl:text>prefix</xsl:text>
>   <xsl:value-of select="'part1'"/>
>   <!-- follows more complex code producing further fragments of
> desired result string -->
> </xsl:variable>
> This gives me the error message 

Yes - I'd probably write,
<xsl:variable name="var" as="xs:string"
  select="concat('prefix, 'part1', ....) "/>

In XSLT 3 you could also do,
<xsl:variable name="var"

Assuming some XSL ancestor has expand-text="yes"


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