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Re: XPath version

From: Norman Walsh <ndw@nwalsh.com>
Date: Fri, 09 Nov 2007 15:32:24 -0500
To: public-xml-processing-model-wg@w3.org
Message-ID: <m24pfvgnxj.fsf@nwalsh.com>
/ Jeni Tennison <jeni@jenitennison.com> was heard to say:
| rules. Users can, without too much difficulty, end up with XPath 1.0
| expressions that will work fine in engines that support XPath 1.0 and
| cause type errors in XPath 2.0, so it's not simply a matter of using
| expressions that follow XPath 1.0 syntax.

Yes, this course of action clearly does reduce interoperability, at
least in the short term. To a certain extent, we're trying to learn to
live with that.

Can you provide some examples where this is the case that you think
are likely to turn up in pipelines?

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