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Re: justify or remove aliases: base-uri, resolve-uri

From: Henry S. Thompson <ht@inf.ed.ac.uk>
Date: Mon, 15 Sep 2008 09:54:31 +0100
To: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>
Cc: mozer <xmlizer@gmail.com>, public-xml-processing-model-comments@w3.org
Message-ID: <f5bprn56b7c.fsf@hildegard.inf.ed.ac.uk>

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Dan Connolly writes:

> Whether they are aliases of XPath 1.0 or XPath 2.0 functions
> makes no difference; they're still aliases.

I think perhaps you misunderstood.  There _is no_ XPath 1.0 function
which has the relevant behaviour.  So we have defined an extension
function _for XPath 1.0_ whose functionality is defined to be the
XPath 1.0 equivalent of an XPath 2.0 function.

ht
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