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Re: Query/filter language

From: Lars Marius Garshol <larsga@ifi.uio.no>
Date: Tue, 18 Aug 1998 10:38:42 +0200
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* Alison Lennon
| Are there plans for a standard query/filter language based on the DOM?
| Has anyone implemented one?

XPointer is AFAIK the closest you can get at the moment, and there are
several DOM-based implementations. See


One thing that would be nice to have would be a query/filter language
based on CSS2 syntax. That would be more or less ideal since it would
give us the things that are likely to be the most used, with a nice
concise syntax and special features for HTML. 

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