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AW: issue(bracket-overload)

From: Weichel Bernhard (K3/EMW4) * <Bernhard.Weichel@de.bosch.com>
Date: Fri, 16 Jul 1999 16:06:20 +0200
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To: "'www-xpath-comments@w3.org'" <www-xpath-comments@w3.org>


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> -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
> Von:	James Clark [SMTP:jjc@jclark.com]
> Gesendet am:	Dienstag, 13. Juli 1999 18:39
> An:	Weichel Bernhard (K3/EMW4) *
> Cc:	'www-xpath-comments@w3.org'
> Betreff:	Re: issue(bracket-overload)
> 
> 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.
	[wl]  It comes back if a step consists of axis predicate rank:

	/doc/chapter:5/section:2

	/doc/chapter:5/section:2~7

> "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 Friday, 16 July 1999 10:06:01 GMT

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