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RE: Re[2]: <repeat/> Element

From: Klotz, Leigh <Leigh.Klotz@xerox.com>
Date: Wed, 18 Apr 2007 10:45:24 -0700
Message-ID: <E254B0A7E0268949ABFE5EA97B7D0CF40309753C@usa7061ms01.na.xerox.net>
To: "Ivan Latysh" <IvanLatysh@yahoo.ca>, "Erik Bruchez" <ebruchez@orbeon.com>
Cc: <www-forms@w3.org>

Please, either keep this on the list or send a note saying you can live
with the explanation we've given so far.

-----Original Message-----
From: www-forms-request@w3.org [mailto:www-forms-request@w3.org] On
Behalf Of Ivan Latysh
Sent: Wednesday, April 18, 2007 7:24 AM
To: Erik Bruchez
Cc: www-forms@w3.org
Subject: Re[2]: <repeat/> Element

Hello Erik,

Tuesday, April 17, 2007, 11:14:33 PM, you wrote:

>>> 1) Please read the XPath data model again.  The document element
(color in your example below) has a parent.
>>> It's just not an element.
>> "Every node other than the root node has exactly one parent" ...

> Ivan, you are mixing-up "document element" and "root node". See the 
> following in the XPath spec (emphasis mine):

> "The root node is the root of the tree. A root node does not occur 
> except as the root of the tree. *The element node for the document 
> element is a child of the root node*. The root node also has as
> processing instruction and comment nodes for processing instructions
> comments that occur in the prolog and after the end of the document 
> element."

> The root node of a document is not an *element* node, it is a
> node, which itself has an element child, called the document element.

> -Erik

Thank you,
I belive it is the time to take this topic off-line, since it is out of
the scope of the mailing list.

Best regards,
 Ivan                            mailto:IvanLatysh@yahoo.ca
Received on Wednesday, 18 April 2007 17:46:03 UTC

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