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Re: XPath version

From: Henry S. Thompson <ht@inf.ed.ac.uk>
Date: Thu, 15 Nov 2007 15:14:30 +0000
To: Norman Walsh <ndw@nwalsh.com>
Cc: public-xml-processing-model-wg@w3.org
Message-ID: <f5b4pfnzgkp.fsf@hildegard.inf.ed.ac.uk>

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Norman Walsh writes:

> 10. We add a p:xpath-version system property that returns the highest
> version of XPath support that the implementation provides.

Hmm, not really good enough if I want to know if native support for
XPath 1.0 is available. . . 

Not sure what the right thing to do is -- p:xpath-versions, value a
space-separated (not ideal, can lead to false positives) or
space-bounded (e.g. " 1.0 2.0 " -- not ideal, as people will just
think we've made a mistake unless we explain at length :-( ?

ht
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