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On Sat, 20 Jul 2002, Dare Obasanjo wrote:
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Uche Ogbuji [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Sent: Sat 7/20/2002 1:04 PM
> To: Garland foster
> Cc: Dare Obasanjo; email@example.com
> Subject: Re: [xml-dev] Question for the XPath and DOM folks
> >Than there can only be one answer to Dare's question, which is what I gave.
> Let's explore your answer then. So if I have a W3C XML Document Object Model (DOM) implementation containing the XML
> <foo> bar <![CDATA[ baz ]]> quux </foo>
> and query it with the following XPath
> I should get back a single text node containing "bar baz quux". So a few
> questions from an application programmer
Before you even get into those questions, consider Thomas Passin's post,
>===> Saxon and Xalan (and Sablotron and XT):
>Putting the "//text()" up in the select attribute of the template works
>the same in all three (it returns all three strings).
>This is a bit unnerving - what else does msxml3 disagree with the others
>on that could lead to a really big difference?
As I see it, that's a much more important question to answer rather than
whether it's a DOM node or who its parents and children are.
J. David Eisenberg http://catcode.com/