Re: [xsl] Less than comparison has changed into what?

Subject: Re: [xsl] Less than comparison has changed into what?
From: David Carlisle <davidc@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 31 May 2002 10:29:18 +0100
> the parser (Saxon 7.1) warns me that the
> comparison has changed. Can you tell me how?

In Xpath1  &gt; in that context will always try to convert its two
arguments to numbers and do numeric comparison.

The current proposal for Xpath 2 is that &gt; will do string
lexicographic comparison in that context unless you have explictly made
$lev a number.

presumably saxon's just being kind and warning you of this change in
Xpath semantics.


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