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Re: [XPath/XQuery] note test of the form *:NCName

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Sun, 15 Feb 2004 21:46:25 +0000 (UTC)
To: Martin Duerst <duerst@w3.org>
Cc: public-qt-comments@w3.org, www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.58.0402152144430.21142@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>

On Sun, 15 Feb 2004, Martin Duerst wrote:
>
> It is great that XPath/XQuery allow node tests of the form *:NCName.
> I have been asking for this long ago (or did I ask CSS?). It helps
> dealing with same/similar elements in different namespaces and will
> take off some pressure of future namespace discussions. CSS should
> make sure that they have a similar feature; I'm copying them.
> [see http://www.w3.org/TR/2003/WD-xpath20-20031112/, 3.2.1.2]

You mean *|NCName, which has been in CSS3 Selectors since 2001? :-)

   http://www.w3.org/TR/css3-selectors/#typenmsp

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