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Re: Sibling axis and as="element()"

Subject: Re: Sibling axis and as="element()"
From: David Carlisle <davidc@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 1 Aug 2006 12:00:07 +0100
Re:  Sibling axis and as="element()"
> ...is this because "/[2]" was thought to be impossible, or a 1.0
> compatiblity issue, but /[2] certainly exists here.

No. There is ever at most one / node in a tree. / is never an element
node, it selects document nodes (called root nodes in xpath 1) in your
example there is one / node which has three children. /*[2] would select
the second element child of / (which is the second foo element.


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