Re: [all] XML from drupal

2012/10/26 Yves Savourel <>

> Hi Felix,
> > The main point ist that we allow for relative paths for
> > pointer attributes. If we would require absolute paths here,
> > you could not make use of the context, e.g. you could not
> > point to the child element - with the absolute path that
> > is always the root element.
> I guess my only concern is that the tool does not have to do different
> things (e.g. call different functions) depending on whether the path is
> absolute or relative. (My understanding is that we would allow both).

Correct. I'm only aware of XPath implementations that implement complete
XPath 1.0 or 2.0 completely with regards to types of paths. So there
shouldn't be an XPath processor that has restrictions here.



> I don't think it is an issue, I just haven't tested it yet.
> Cheers,
> -yves

Felix Sasaki
DFKI / W3C Fellow

Received on Friday, 26 October 2012 15:25:17 UTC