saxon:hexBinary-to-string

Converts a binary value to a string, given its encoding.

hexBinary-to-string($input as xs:hexBinary, $encoding as xs:string) ➔ xs:string

Arguments

 

$input

xs:hexBinary

The binary input value

 

$encoding

xs:string

The character encoding

Result

xs:string

Namespace

http://saxon.sf.net/

Saxon availability

Requires Saxon-PE or Saxon-EE.

Notes on the Saxon implementation

Available since Saxon 8.5.

Details

This function takes as input an xs:hexBinary value and the name of a character encoding (for example UTF8). It interprets the contents of the hexBinary value as a sequence of bytes representing a character string in a particular encoding, and returns the corresponding string.

See also:

saxon:string-to-hexBinary()