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Re: DOM XPath and Text nodes

From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Tue, 13 Sep 2011 20:38:38 +0200
To: "Anne van Kesteren" <annevk@opera.com>
Cc: www-dom@w3.org
Message-ID: <t58v675r0oenee0irlg1saau2rplll0ojs@hive.bjoern.hoehrmann.de>
* Anne van Kesteren wrote:
>On Mon, 12 Sep 2011 19:11:55 +0200, Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>  
>wrote:
>> So it's a filter after
>> evaluation based on the XPath data model in Opera, while Firefox
>> treats "text()" as "text node" which is not what authors would ex-
>> pect. How about just fixing the bugs? Even got a test suite now.
>
>The couple of bugs filed against Opera indicated authors did expect what  
>Firefox is doing.

Well, if those reports offer interesting reasoning you are welcome to
share the reasoning, but beyond that it's not very interesting; people
who expect the Opera behavior are not likely to tell you to change it,
and they can't offer opposing views either as the bugs are not public.
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