Takes a sequence as its input and produces a sorted sequence as its output.
Content: ( xsl:sort+ , sequence-constructor )
Permitted parent elements: any XSLT element whose content model is sequence constructor; any literal result element
Expression to specify the input sequence
(alternatively may be specified using the instructions contained within the
The sort criteria are specified using xsl:sort elements as children of
xsl:perform-sort, in the
It's often useful to use
xsl:perform-sort inside a stylesheet
function; the function can return the sorted sequence as its result, and can be
invoked directly from an XPath expression.