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RE: XPath 2.0 - Implications of typing for XPointer

From: Kay, Michael <Michael.Kay@softwareag.com>
Date: Sun, 12 May 2002 10:59:10 +0200
Message-ID: <DFF2AC9E3583D511A21F0008C7E6210602679D7D@daemsg02.software-ag.de>
To: AndrewWatt2001@aol.com, public-qt-comments@w3.org
> If XPath 2.0 is to support XPointer is there not a case for a 
> much smaller 
> XPath 2.0 specification which (as with XPath 1.0) corresponds 
> to common 
> functionality of XSLT and XPointer? 

The subject of subsetting XPath comes up fairly frequently. Unfortunately
not everyone wants the same subset. But we're certainly open to defining
subsets where they are needed - XSLT itself does so in its syntax for match

Michael Kay
Received on Sunday, 12 May 2002 04:59:28 GMT

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