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RE: XPath API start

From: Dave Pawson <dave.pawson@virgin.net>
Date: Tue, 9 May 2000 18:18:18 +0100
To: <www-dom-xpath@w3.org>
Message-ID: <NDBBKDFLFKGBNPJPGKDFMELJCDAA.dave.pawson@virgin.net>

     > I didn't think we were
     > discussing an XPath API, I thought we were discussing a DOM
     > API for XPath queries?

Personal view?
	I don't give a shit whats behind it. I want an xpath interface
to a document. Be it in a database, in memory in dom, or written on
carbon paper with a blunt knife.
  But thats just a users view :) Sorry.

If I'm talking small, fast, perhaps an in-memory document is OK.
If I'm talking huge, then a db would be 'best'.
  DOM is only useful in that it provides the standard api to a 
well formed (maybe valid) document.
No more, no less.

Regards, DaveP
Received on Tuesday, 9 May 2000 13:18:43 UTC

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