Re: Transitive closure for XPath
> something I really lose sleep over is the lack of a transitive closure > function in XPath. I use XPath standalone, outside XSLT and I need such > an operator (to compute the set of all parent classes of a class in XMI, > for example). > > Would you please comment on a little proposal I have written - includes > an implementation of the operator for Xalan as a freebie: > > http://www.cs.ucl.ac.uk/staff/c.nentwich/closure/ Would you consider submitting your TC function to the EXSLT project? See http://exslt.org It is a project to gather descriptions and implementations of useful XPath and XSLT extensions to be standardized by the community. Thanks. -- Uche Ogbuji Principal Consultant uche.ogbuji@f... +1 303 583 9900 x 101 Fourthought, Inc. http://Fourthought.com 4735 East Walnut St, Ste. C, Boulder, CO 80301-2537, USA Software-engineering, knowledge-management, XML, CORBA, Linux, Python
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