Re: [xsl] saxon:try()

Subject: Re: [xsl] saxon:try()
From: "Andrew Welch" <andrew.j.welch@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 4 Jan 2008 14:46:29 +0000
On 04/01/2008, Colin Paul Adams <colin@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> If you DIDN'T access the variable within the transformation at all,
> when should the error be raised? Prior to the execution of the initial
> template? That would be a bit harsh.

Not sure if it aids the thread, but Saxon will throw an error for:

<xsl:variable name="foo" as="element()">
  <xsl:copy-of select="//@foo"/>

...using static analysis alone - regardless of whether the variable is used.

Andrew Welch

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