Re: What's wrong with namespaces? Some observations andsuggest
> An interesting question is how we would write compact XPath > expressions for XML2: > > /*/head/body > > should select the :org.w3c.html.body element. > > Should we have to write: > > /*/head/body/:org.w3c.svg.svg > > or > > could it be: > > /*/head/body/:~svg.svg > My suggestion would be: select=":org.w3c.html.table" selects an element with this precise name select="table" selects a table element in any namespace - that is, an element that has "table" as the final part of its name. Generally I think it's better if XPath is designed to over-retrieve rather than under-retrieve - it's easier for the user to see what they did wrong if they get too much data back than if they get nothing back. Michael Kay Saxonica
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