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RE: [dom-xpath] XPath or? (was RE: Announcing www-dom-xpath@w3.org)

From: Julian Reschke <reschke@medicaldataservice.de>
Date: Wed, 3 May 2000 05:37:19 -0400 (EDT)
To: <dave.pawson@virgin.net>, <www-dom-xpath@w3.org>
Message-ID: <NCBBIPMOPKLLGKJPBINCKENDECAA.reschke@medicaldataservice.de>
> From: www-dom-xpath-request@w3.org
> [mailto:www-dom-xpath-request@w3.org]On Behalf Of Dave Pawson
> Sent: Wednesday, May 03, 2000 7:25 AM
> To: www-dom-xpath@w3.org
> Subject: RE: [dom-xpath] XPath or? (was RE: Announcing
> www-dom-xpath@w3.org)
> ...
>
> What about variables? They appear not to 'fit' with this model
> very easily. How much of a restriction is it to not have them
> available?

It's a big restriction, because XPath variables currently are the most
straightforward way to get arbitrary string into an XPath expression without
getting into nasty quoting problems.
Received on Wednesday, 3 May 2000 09:44:04 UTC

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