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RE: XPath 2.0

Subject: RE: XPath 2.0
From: naha@xxxxxxxxxx
Date: Wed, 09 Jan 2002 13:18:46 -0500 (EST)
xpath semicolons
Quoting Evan Lenz :

> I've gotten used to typing &lt; for "<", but it helps that there's some
> semantic association in the letters "lt" with the operator's actual
> function.
> Twice as bad, to me, would be if we were also required to type &gt; for
> ">"
> (which people do anyway). "&lt;&lt;" is exponentially worse, IMHO.

To be accurate, it's only linearly worse.   :-)

Maybe there should also be a standardized entity defined for "<<" to 
econimize on the ampersands and semicolons.

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