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Re: Alternative to x!y

From: Norman Walsh <Norman.Walsh@Sun.COM>
Date: Mon, 21 Aug 2006 16:36:44 -0400
To: public-xml-processing-model-wg@w3.org
Message-ID: <87veolu8pv.fsf@nwalsh.com>
/ Erik Bruchez <ebruchez@orbeon.com> was heard to say:
|> Yeah, I'm not naturally moved in that direction.
| Is "!" just a placeholder or the actual proposed syntax?

Well, ...

We rejected using fragment identifiers.

We rejected x/y as too similar to XPath.

We invented x!y and decided that would do until something
better came along. If it ever does.

                                        Be seeing you,

Norman Walsh
XML Standards Architect
Sun Microsystems, Inc.

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