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Re: XQuey

From: Mary Fernandez <mff@research.att.com>
Date: 11 Mar 2004 09:59:18 -0500
To: Jan Hidders <jan.hidders@ua.ac.be>
Cc: Jan Paredaens <Jan.Paredaens@ua.ac.be>, Jerome Simeon <simeon@us.ibm.com>, www-ql@w3.org, Philippe Michiels <philippe.michiels@ua.ac.be>
Message-Id: <1079017158.2045.17.camel@squeak.research.att.com>


On Wed, 2004-03-10 at 21:23, hidders wrote:
> > My email from yesterday was incorrect.  It turns out
> > that, indeed, the children following an attribute
> > are included in the following:: axis applied to that
> > attribute.  The root of the problem is that the XPath 2.0
> > data model does not specify the following constraint
> > (which is specified in the XPath 1.0 data model):
> >
> >   "The attribute nodes and namespace nodes of an element
> >    occur before the children of the element."
> 
> Doesn't the following in 2.4 imply this constraint?

Yes, I guess you're right.  I've been looking at these d--n
documents too long and don't actually read them anymore!

> 
> > Within a tree, document order satisfies the following
> > constraints:
> > * [...]
> > * Namespace nodes immediately follow the element node with
> >   which they are associated. The relative order of
> >   namespace nodes is stable but implementation-dependent.
> > * Attribute nodes immediately follow the namespace nodes
> >   of the element with which they are associated. The
> >   relative order of attribute nodes is stable but
> >   implementation-dependent.
> > * [...]
> 
> -- Jan Hidders
-- 
Mary Fernandez <mff@research.att.com>
AT&T Labs - Research
Received on Thursday, 11 March 2004 09:57:06 GMT

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