RE: XPath and XPattern (was Re: More on taming SAX)
> Thanks again to Uche for the clarification (I already thanked him > privately) -- I either never knew or have completely forgotten the > term "XPattern" for an XSLT pattern, but I wasn't much involved with > the XSL people in the late 1990s. > > Perhaps the term 'XPattern' would be safe to reuse for a > SAX/STAX-friendly XPath subset, then? That's what I had originally > (and mistakenly) thought Uche was writing about. Uche: are your XPatterns full XSLT patterns? That is, can they include any XPath expression within a predicate? Or are they more like the subset of XPath used in XML Schema uniqueness constraints, which is designed for serial on-the-fly evaluation and doesn't allow predicates at all? Michael Kay http://www.saxonica.com/
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