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RE: XPath's role (Was: Re: Re: . in for)

Subject: RE: XPath's role (Was: Re: Re: . in for)
From: "Michael Kay" <michael.h.kay@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 7 Jan 2002 16:37:39 -0000
RE: XPath's role (Was: Re:  Re: . in for)
>   <xsl:variable name="emps"
>     select="//employee[some $d in $departments satisfies
> lower-case(./@dept) =
>
> which reminds me, why is that $d and not d ?
>
No good reason, it just came that way from XQuery, and it happens to make it
easier to parse without reserved words.

I've been wondering whether we should allow the "$" in name="$emps" to
remove the inconsistency.

Mike Kay


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