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

From: Martin Duerst <duerst@w3.org>
Date: Sun, 15 Feb 2004 17:14:48 -0500
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To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Cc: public-qt-comments@w3.org, www-style@w3.org

At 21:46 04/02/15 +0000, Ian Hickson wrote:
>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

Yes, great to see that, and sorry, I should have checked.

Regards,   Martin.
Received on Sunday, 15 February 2004 19:16:41 GMT

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