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[Bug 5002] [XDM] Wrong use of the term "root node" in the XDM spec

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------- Comment #3 from alb.w3c@gmail.com  2007-09-26 14:52 -------
The XSL and XQuery WGs discussed this and decided to add a definition of "root
node" (even though the term is used in its normal meaning in the context of
"tree structures"). Proposed text:

[Definition: The topmost node of a tree is called the root node.]

Note: Thus the root node is merely a designator, based on position,
for one of the nodes in the tree without implying what kind of
a node it is.
In the XPath 1.0 datamodel the root node was a kind of node.
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