RE: [xsl] XSLT 2.0 empty string: Summary?

Subject: RE: [xsl] XSLT 2.0 empty string: Summary?
From: "Pawson, David" <David.Pawson@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 2 Mar 2005 08:41:00 -0000
    -----Original Message-----
    From: Michael Kay
    > Which is strange.  If I do "$foo is empty" then Saxon 
    tells me $foo is 
    > a string and not a nodeset.

mk explanation snipped.

If I can get past the DC math filter without reprimand, 
I think his point that the {}  empty set is a member of 
any set was the Ah-ha moment for me.
That's what  allows the as="xs:string?" to succeed rather than
report the error.
regards DaveP  



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