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Re: [xml-dev] SaxXPathFragmentFilter - Reduse large DOM trees using a SAX XPath cutter!

Maybe you could revive that feature, you more than any other knows 
XPath, an XSLT, that I know of  (I read your book!). Or if you find 
time, share a few tips how to make this filter better.

Regards, Niels Peter

On onsdag, november 28, 2001, at 04:28 , Michael Kay wrote:

>> I have made an experimental SAX XMLFilter. It allows you to
>> "filter" out
>> the information in an xml document that you want to work with
>>  - using
>> xpath - and skip the rest.
> Neat idea.
>> The xpath support is very limited for now...
> You're not the first to identify the need for a "serial subset" of 
> XPath, by
> which I basically mean a pattern that can be evaluated against a node
> knowing only the attributes, ancestors, and attributes of ancestors of 
> that
> node. In fact, back in the days when Saxon was a serial SAX-based
> transformer, I had a rather similar subset myself! XML Schema now uses a
> rather smaller "serial subset" than yours.
> Mike Kay
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