RE: sax parser and xpath
> My process receives an xml doc, and uses a xpath expression > i.e. x/y/z to designate a node on which to perform a > pagination operation. I am proceeding with a jaxp sax class > that will walk through the doc and build the hierarchal node > name in order to test against the xpath expression. That's possible only for a very restricted subset of XPath (roughly the subset used in XML Schema, for similar reasons). As soon as you get something like /x/y/z[t] you're stuck: you can't test for that in a SAX application without lookahead. Michael Kay Software AG home: Michael.H.Kay@n... work: Michael.Kay@s...
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