RE: [xsl] Sorting times in xslt

Subject: RE: [xsl] Sorting times in xslt
From: Kay Michael <Michael.Kay@xxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 2 Jan 2001 18:38:12 -0000
> I'm curious what possible solutions you folks might have for sorting
> times in XSLT.  
> e.g.
> I have the following xml:
> <times>
> 	<time value="10:45"/>
> 	<time value="1:15"/>
> 	<time value="9:43"/>
> 	<time value="35:27"/>
> 	<time value="20:48"/>
> </times>
Break up the time using substring-before() and substring-after(), and use
the two parts as major and minor sort key, both with data-type="number".

Alternatively, use translate() to turn the ":" into a "." and then treat it
as a single numeric sort key.

Mike Kay 

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