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

From: Michael Champion <Mike.Champion@softwareag-usa.com>
Date: Fri, 14 Apr 2000 10:17:09 -0400
Message-ID: <00d101bfa61c$1f1a5de0$a20c1e18@WORKGROUP>
To: <www-dom@w3.org>

----- Original Message -----
From: <keshlam@us.ibm.com>
To: <www-dom@w3.org>
Sent: Friday, April 14, 2000 8:47 AM
Subject: RE: XSL Pattern Queries (values & filters) with DOM

> Yes, an XML querying capability is desirable, and in fact the Traversal
> chapter of DOM Level 2 started out as including querying. But the
> team decided  that attempting to design this API before the XML Query
> Working Group defined the semantics of querying in XML really didn't make
> much sense

I'd urge people on this list to read the latest public draft of the DOM
Requirements at
and make specific suggestions as to what you think the priorities for Level
3 should be if they are different from the Working Group's.  If something
like the MS selectNodes() method is imporant to you, the sooner you make
your opinion known the more likely the WG will be able to squeeze it into
Level 3.
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