Re: Selecting the first node set
Wendell Piez wrote: > > (//Value) > I've started teaching /descendant::Value as a more intuitive and > transparent solution to this little (but consequential) conundrum. > It's also reassuring to newcomers who want a simple thing to be > simple What you gain somewhere, you loose it elsewhere. For example in the simple "definition" of "//" (something like "it is identical to descendant::"). I think that to know the language, you have to know such subtleties. But of course, at the biginning, using a less error-prone alternative is best. And I think the abbreviate syntax is more intuitive and readable to the non-used eye. Regards, --drkm p4.vert.ukl.yahoo.com uncompressed/chunked Mon Aug 14 16:13:39 GMT 2006 ___________________________________________________________________________ Dicouvrez un nouveau moyen de poser toutes vos questions quelque soit le sujet ! Yahoo! Questions/Riponses pour partager vos connaissances, vos opinions et vos expiriences. http://fr.answers.yahoo.com
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