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[XQuery] 3.7.3.1 Sample query is wrong

From: Alberto Massari <amassari@progress.com>
Date: Tue, 14 Sep 2004 17:38:57 +0200
Message-Id: <6.1.2.0.2.20040914173041.026cdec0@webmail.bedford.progress.com>
To: public-qt-comments@w3.org

In the computed element constructor section, there is this sample query

"Here is an example entry:

<entry word="address">
    <variant lang="German">Adresse</variant>
    <variant lang="Italian">indirizzo</variant>
</entry>

[...]


element
     {$dict/entry[word=name($e)]/variant[lang="Italian"]}
     {$e/@*, $e/*}
"

The XPath expression should have "@word" and "@lang" instead of "word" and 
"lang".
Also, the expression $e/* will not select the text fragment, as it is 
(according to 3.2.1.2) the abbreviated form for $e/child::* and so it will 
return only element nodes.

The right query would be

"
element
     {$dict/entry[@word=name($e)]/variant[@lang="Italian"]}
     {$e/@*, $e/node()}
"

Alberto
Received on Tuesday, 14 September 2004 15:39:31 UTC

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