Re: Namespaces in Xpath expressions

On Feb 10, 2006, at 00:17, Ian Hickson wrote:
> It may be worth considering that if the editor of the specification  
> can't
> get the XPath expressions in the examples correct, it is very  
> likely that
> authors of content using the specification will have even more  
> troubles.

If you want the internal details, I was playing with just how much I  
was thinking of subsetting and kept changing my mind. I knew the  
XPath wasn't correct, I was just etching. I forgot to fix it later.  
Big deal.

> Maybe using XPath for this purpose is not the optimal choice?

XPath may or may not have design flaws. Personally I like it. I am  
not aware of any other general-purpose addressing mechanism available  
to W3C specifications anyway, so I don't see what else could be used  

Robin Berjon
    Senior Research Scientist

Received on Friday, 10 February 2006 09:04:31 UTC