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Re: [XPath2.0] 2.4 Predicates

From: Dimitre Novatchev <dnovatchev@yahoo.com>
Date: Fri, 5 Dec 2003 14:51:53 -0800 (PST)
Message-ID: <20031205225153.58121.qmail@web41108.mail.yahoo.com>
To: Don Chamberlin <chamberl@almaden.ibm.com>
Cc: public-qt-comments@w3.org

I'm really sorry -- this was the XPath 1.0 spec ... Obviously it's harmful
to do anything serious on a Friday evening.


Dimitre Novatchev.

--- Don Chamberlin <chamberl@almaden.ibm.com> wrote:
> Hello Dimitre,
> I am not sure what version of the XPath 2.0 document you are reading.
> The 
> Last Call version is linked from the XML Query Working Group webpage,
> and 
> can be found at this URI:
> http://www.w3.org/TR/xpath20/
> In this version, the section on Axes is numbered 3.2.1.1, and it
> contains 
> the material cited in your note (but in a slightly different form). The 
> section on Predicates is numbered 3.2.2 and it does not contain the
> cited 
> material.
> Regards,
> --Don Chamberlin
> 
> 
> 
> 
> Dimitre Novatchev <dnovatchev@yahoo.com> 
> Sent by: public-qt-comments-request@w3.org
> 12/05/2003 08:32 AM
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> To
> public-qt-comments@w3.org
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> Subject
> [XPath2.0] 2.4 Predicates
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> "2.4 Predicates
> An axis is either a forward axis or a reverse axis. An axis that only
> ever
> contains the context node or nodes that are after the context node in
> document order is a forward axis. An axis that only ever contains the
> context node or nodes that are before the context node in document order
> is a reverse axis. Thus, the ancestor, ancestor-or-self, preceding, and
> preceding-sibling axes are reverse axes; all other axes are forward
> axes.
> Since the self axis always contains at most one node, it makes no
> difference whether it is a forward or reverse axis. The proximity
> position
> of a member of a node-set with respect to an axis is defined to be the
> position of the node in the node-set ordered in document order if the
> axis
> is a forward axis and ordered in reverse document order if the axis is a
> reverse axis. The first position is 1."
> 
> This is the first paragraph of section 2.4 Predicates. It deals
> exclusively with axes and its place is in section 2.2 Axes.
> 
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> Dimitre Novatchev.
> 
> 
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=====
Cheers,

Dimitre Novatchev.
http://fxsl.sourceforge.net/ -- the home of FXSL

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