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Re: XPath 1.0 or 2.0

From: Richard Tobin <richard@inf.ed.ac.uk>
Date: Thu, 18 May 2006 15:51:51 +0100 (BST)
To: Alex Milowski <alex@milowski.org>, public-xml-processing-model-wg@w3.org
Message-Id: <20060518145151.9CD4A61736B@macintosh.inf.ed.ac.uk>

> 1. Selecting a subtree (e.g. an element) based on a typed value
>     (e.g. a date).
> 
> 2. Comparing date & time values for selection or conditionals.
> 
> 3. Selecting a subtree based on the validated type of an element.

These are all things you could achieve by use of an XSLT 2 component.
Putting such heavyweight constructs into the pipeline language itself
greatly increases the minumum size of the run-time system.

-- Richard
Received on Thursday, 18 May 2006 14:52:11 GMT

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