Tag Archives: XPath

Saxon 9.7 supports fn:default-language

Just noticed that since version 9.7 the well-known Saxon XSLT processor actually implements the fn:default-language function, which I invented back in 2015. I feel really excited! 🙂

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My first contribution to a W3C standard: The default-language() XPath / XQuery function

I felt honoured and happy when I was informed this week by XQuery co-inventor Jonathan ROBIE that my proposal https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=28850 this week was accepted by the Xpath/Xquery working group at the W3C! While XSLT spec lead Michael KAY pointed out, it … Continue reading

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