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Re: issue(bracket-overload)

From: James Clark <jjc@jclark.com>
Date: Tue, 13 Jul 1999 23:39:08 +0700
Message-ID: <378B6BAB.DB60A926@jclark.com>
To: "Weichel Bernhard (K3/EMW4) *" <Bernhard.Weichel@de.bosch.com>
CC: "'www-xpath-comments@w3.org'" <www-xpath-comments@w3.org>
The difficulty with simply dropping it is that it would make the common
case of something like:

  /doc/chapter[5]/section[2]

much less pleasant.

"Weichel Bernhard (K3/EMW4) *" wrote:
> 
> I would recommend to drop bracket-overload. It leads to ambiguities, makes
> it difficult to understand, and even mor difficult to enhance the language
> later.
Received on Tuesday, 13 July 1999 15:57:18 GMT

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