Re: [xsl] comparing a string to a number?

Subject: Re: [xsl] comparing a string to a number?
From: David Carlisle <davidc@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 17 Sep 2003 14:49:47 +0100
> Yes, '1A' will always be "less than" '20' when compared as
> strings. String sorting is based on the numeric value (usually ASCII) of
> each successive character. Thus '10000000' will be "less than" '2'. 

No. xpath 1 never does lexicograophic sorting with < the arguments are
converted to numbers and compared numerically.  '10000000' is greater
than '2'.


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