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Re: Restore the xpath() scheme

From: Philippe Le Hegaret <plh@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 20 Jan 2011 08:52:58 -0500
To: Norman Walsh <ndw@nwalsh.com>
Cc: public-xpointer-registry@w3.org
Message-ID: <1295531578.17701.136.camel@chacal>
Only noticing this one now.

Norm wrote:
> I believe the xpath() scheme should be restored. The vast majority of
> XPath expressions that are likely to be used for XPointer are equally
> valid XPath 1 and 2 (and 3!).
>
> I suggest that the description of the xpath() scheme should indicate
> that implementations are free to use any version of XPath they wish
> and it's the author's responsibility to use only expressions that are
> valid across all versions of XPath.

I wonder if the XSL/XML Query Groups can provide some insights on this.
Should we supercede xpath1 and xpath2 as well? It seems to me that those
two should stay in effect since there might legitimate use for them.

Philippe
Received on Thursday, 20 January 2011 13:53:05 GMT

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