Bug 19628 - [F+O 3.0] EQName in format-number decimal format name
Summary: [F+O 3.0] EQName in format-number decimal format name
Alias: None
Product: XPath / XQuery / XSLT
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Functions and Operators 3.0 (show other bugs)
Version: Last Call drafts
Hardware: PC All
: P2 normal
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Michael Kay
QA Contact: Mailing list for public feedback on specs from XSL and XML Query WGs
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Reported: 2012-10-19 09:29 UTC by Michael Kay
Modified: 2012-10-29 11:11 UTC (History)
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Description Michael Kay 2012-10-19 09:29:29 UTC
One of the aims of introducing EQName syntax Q{uri}local was to enable users to write (or generate) queries that had no dependencies on the namespace context. Most of the XSLT functions with arguments that expect a lexical QName to be supplied at run-time have been modified in 3.0 so that they accept an EQName, making it easier to generate a name dynamically if the static namespace context is not known. However, the format-number function, which is now in F+O rather than in XSLT, has not been updated in this way. For consistency, this should be fixed.
Comment 1 Michael Kay 2012-10-29 11:11:33 UTC
The WG accepted this proposal.