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Re: We need an XPath API

Christian Nentwich wrote:
> > 1) Small, lightweight
> > 2) Should emit/accept XML representation
> >    of XPath expression
> > 3) Provide info about expression
> > 4) Define an XML representation of XPath expressions
> I don't agree with 4 (the representation should be hidden behind the API.. I
> think an API for executing queries should be good enough):

If we do 4) and implement XPath Sax parsers, an API can be build on top
to hide it.

But still 4) would allow direct manipulation of XPath using standard XML
tools such as XSLT.


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