Re: XPath challenge: can you simplify this XPath expression?
Costello, Roger L. a écrit : > Hi Folks, > > I created an XPath expression and I am wondering if it can be simplified. > > The XPath expresses this: > > There must be one child Title element and > there must be zero or more child Author elements and > there must be one child Date element and > nothing else. > > > Here's the XPath 2.0 expression I created: Hi, I don't know how to write it with XPath 2, but wouldn't it be simpler to say: "the context has the type xxx" where xxx is the type defined in a schema, using schema-element() ? I'm almost sure Saxon-SA can do that... any confirmation ? > > count(Title) eq 1 and > count(Author) ge 0 and > count(Date) eq 1 and > count(*[not(name() = ('Title','Author','Date'))]) eq 0 > > > I think this is the simplest possible XPath, but perhaps you can see a simpler expression? > > /Roger > _______________________________________________________________________ > > XML-DEV is a publicly archived, unmoderated list hosted by OASIS > to support XML implementation and development. To minimize > spam in the archives, you must subscribe before posting. > > [Un]Subscribe/change address: http://www.oasis-open.org/mlmanage/ > Or unsubscribe: xml-dev-unsubscribe@l... > subscribe: xml-dev-subscribe@l... > List archive: http://lists.xml.org/archives/xml-dev/ > List Guidelines: http://www.oasis-open.org/maillists/guidelines.php > -- Cordialement, /// (. .) --------ooO--(_)--Ooo-------- | Philippe Poulard | ----------------------------- http://reflex.gforge.inria.fr/ Have the RefleX !
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