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Re: here() context and comment nodes

From: merlin <merlin@baltimore.ie>
Date: Mon, 06 May 2002 15:45:39 +0100
To: Christian Geuer-Pollmann <geuer-pollmann@nue.et-inf.uni-siegen.de>
Cc: w3c-ietf-xmldsig@w3.org
Message-Id: <20020506144539.52B79447DD@yog-sothoth.ie.baltimore.com>

here() returns a node set containing either the attribute
node, processing instruction or element holding the
expression; not the text node(s). So here() is { <XPath> }.


>Hi all,
>short question about this: Did anyone ever had problems with things like 
><XPath xmlns="&xmldsig-xfilter2;">
>    here()<!-- comment -->/ds:Signature[1]
>I mean that the XPath is "polluted" with a comment which splits the String? 
>I figured out that this probably crashes my implementation.

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