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Re: XSL Pattern Queries (values & filters) with DOM

From: <keshlam@us.ibm.com>
Date: Mon, 10 Apr 2000 19:12:18 -0400
To: www-dom@w3.org
Message-ID: <852568BD.007F6CB6.00@D51MTA03.pok.ibm.com>
>I'm attempting to use XSL Pattern Queries with the selectNodes &
>selectSingleNode methods of the DOM (VB6)

Those aren't DOM APIs. They're custom features of the DOM implementation
you're using. I'd suggest you ask the folks who wrote it for assistance.


The DOM doesn't provide an API for XSLT patterns. We expect that at some
point an API for XML Querying will exist which subsumes these, but that's
definitely in the future... and it's not clear whether the DOM or Querying
group should be defining that API.

The Traversal chapter, in DOM Level 2, supports filtered NodeIterators and
TreeWalkers. These might be useful in implementing your own search
routines.

If not, you can always write code that directly explores the DOM.

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Joe Kesselman  / IBM Research
Received on Monday, 10 April 2000 19:12:32 GMT

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