Re:  Re: [xsl] passing a function as a parameter to transform()

Subject: Re:  Re: [xsl] passing a function as a parameter to transform()
From: "Graydon graydon@xxxxxxxxx" <xsl-list-service@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 14 May 2021 13:06:43 -0000
On Fri, May 14, 2021 at 12:39:53PM -0000, Martin Honnen martin.honnen@xxxxxx scripsit:
> Use $local:function


If I invoke the passed-as-a-parameter function as

<xsl:sequence select="$local:tiny('away')" />

in the stylesheet called by transform(), it changes the error.

<xsl:param as="function(xs:string) as text()" name="local:tiny" /> now
returns the error

Engine name: Saxon-EE 10.3 (External)
Severity: error
Description: A value must be supplied for parameter $local:tiny because there is no default value for the required type

oXygen binds the error to the parameter definition in the called

Putting a default value in the select attribute via an anonymous
function appears to override the passed-in function.  It also gets
impractically complex for a non-toy-example function, so that can't be

required="no" does not help.  Removing the "as" attribute changes the
error to:

The required item type of the target of the dynamic function call is function(*); the supplied value "" is an atomic value

so I conclude that I can't have the param rely on the definition of
whatever function gets passed to it.

Trying to search for "function parameter" gets the parameters of
functions, rather than this case, so I haven't been able to find an

Thank you!  being able to change the error produces hope.

Graydon Saunders  | graydonish@xxxxxxxxx
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