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RE: Grammatical erratum in XPath spec

From: Paul Cotton <pcotton@microsoft.com>
Date: Wed, 22 Jun 2005 22:16:58 -0700
Message-ID: <7966E118ADE2494C975356BCE1D5459F056A8874@RED-MSG-41.redmond.corp.microsoft.com>
To: "Elliotte Harold" <elharo@metalab.unc.edu>
Cc: <www-xpath-comments@w3.org>

It is unlikely that there is much value is fixing such a small editorial
problem in XPath 1.0.  Most of our resources are currently being used to
work on XPath 2.0.

/paulc
Chair, XML Query WG

Paul Cotton, Microsoft Canada 
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: www-xpath-comments-request@w3.org [mailto:www-xpath-comments-
> request@w3.org] On Behalf Of Elliotte Harold
> Sent: June 22, 2005 12:29 PM
> To: www-xpath-comments@w3.org
> Subject: Grammatical erratum in XPath spec
> 
> 
> Section 4.2 says,
> 
> The string-length returns the number of characters in the string (see
> [3.6 Strings]). If the argument is omitted, it defaults to the context
> node converted to a string, in other words the string-value of the
> context node.
> 
> That should be
> 
> The string-length function returns the number of characters in the
> string (see [3.6 Strings]). If the argument is omitted, it defaults to
> the context node converted to a string, in other words the
string-value
> of the context node.
> 
> i.e. add the word "function"
> 
> --
> Elliotte Rusty Harold  elharo@metalab.unc.edu
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