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Re: Standard API for XPath Expression

----- Original Message -----
From: "GUSTIN Jean-Marc" <jean-marc.gustin@swift.com>
To: <xml-dev@lists.xml.org>
Sent: Tuesday, May 15, 2001 3:34 AM
Subject: Standard API for XPath Expression

> Is there some Standard API (DOM, JAXP...) equivalent to Microsoft
> selectNodes or selectSingleNodes that query a DOM using an XPATH
> expression?

This will probably be in DOM Level 3.

The challenge has been to bridge the XPath data model and the DOM data model
(selectNodes() more or less ignores a number of ugly corner cases having to
do with Text nodes, CDATA sections, namespaces, the liveness of the result
list, etc.)