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Re: Question regarding order in XPath

From: Philippe Michiels <philippe.michiels@ua.ac.be>
Date: Fri, 21 May 2004 21:30:00 +0200
To: Murali Mani <mani@CS.UCLA.EDU>
Cc: www-ql@w3.org
Message-Id: <200405212130.00900.philippe.michiels@ua.ac.be>

Doesn't the XPath 2.0 rec. specify the attribute and namespace axes as forward 


It also states that only reverse axes bind the position variable in reverse 



On Friday 21 May 2004 21:17, Murali Mani wrote:
> Hi:
> I believe this should be mentioned somewhere in the spec; but I could not
> find it..
> I see that in XPath you mention that forward axes return a sequence of
> nodes in document order, and reverse axes return a sequence of nodes in
> reverse document order.
> My question is regarding attribute and namespace axes; they are classified
> as forward axes; so what is the result order?
> best, murali.

Philippe Michiels
Universiteit Antwerpen
ADReM (Advanced Database Research and Modelling)
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