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Re: [web-annotation] XPath Range Selector

From: Randall Leeds via GitHub <sysbot+gh@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 05 Nov 2015 23:45:36 +0000
To: public-annotation@w3.org
Message-ID: <issue_comment.created-154234183-1446767136-sysbot+gh@w3.org>
You're right.

I had similar concern that these are valid XPath expressions but they 
are not location paths and they evaluate to strings, not node sets.

I don't think there is any path expression that selects characters. 
That's outside of the XPath model, and into XPointer territory.

A generic range with two boundaries, each an XPath subSelector 
TextPosition, still seems like a correct description of a text 
selection to me.

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GitHub Notif of comment by tilgovi
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https://github.com/w3c/web-annotation/issues/95#issuecomment-154234183
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