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

From: Francis Norton <francis@redrice.com>
Date: Thu, 04 May 2000 09:47:27 +0100
Message-ID: <3911391F.C574284A@redrice.com>
To: Julian Reschke <reschke@medicaldataservice.de>
CC: dave.pawson@virgin.net, www-dom-xpath@w3.org
Julian Reschke wrote:
> 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.

Implementing variables in DOM sounds like fairly heavy scope creep.
Would it perhaps be acceptible, and simpler to implement a quote()
method, maybe in DOMString?

Received on Thursday, 4 May 2000 04:48:05 UTC

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