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are multiple predicates same as boolean and

Subject: are multiple predicates same as boolean and
From: "Mukul Gandhi" <gandhi.mukul@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 21 Nov 2008 19:04:07 +0530
 are multiple predicates same as boolean and
Hi all,
  Supposing I write following XPath expressions,

1) X[c1][c2]  or specifying generically, X[c1][c2][]...[cn]

2) X[c1 and c2]  or specifying generically, X[c1 and c2 ... and cn]

c1, c2 etc. are boolean expressions.

are the two forms (1 & 2) above exactly equivalent (i.e., will they
return the same nodeset/sequence)?. I think yes ... but just wanted to
confirm with the list.

if 1 & 2 are exactly equivalent, then what could be the rule of thumb
for using which form in certain scenarios?

Mukul Gandhi

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