max

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math:max() returns the maximum value of a node-set.

To compute the maximum value of the node-set, the node set is sorted into descending order as it would be using xsl:sort() with a data type of number. The maximum value is then the first node in the sorted list, converted into a number.

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Syntax

math:max(nodeSet)

Arguments

nodeSet
The node-set whose highest value is to be returned.

Returns

A result tree fragment representing the highest valued node's numeric value as a string.

Defined

EXSLT - MATH:MAX

Gecko support

Supported in Gecko 1.9 and later.

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