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   Re: [xml-dev] Question for the XPath and DOM folks

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On Sat, Jul 20, 2002 at 01:50:59PM -0600, Uche Ogbuji wrote:
> >   Well the theorical answer is that XPath operates on an XPath
> > data model, not a DOM view. Your question has no answer, XPath is not
> > designed to work on a standard DOM tree, CDATA are transparently
> > turned in (the container) text node.
> Maybe you're right, but to my reading, the following statement in the spec 
> seems to give the definitive answer:
> "...a text node never has an immediately following  or preceding sibling that 
> is a text node."

  We agree in fact, maybe I didn't explained myself clearly enough.
Yes I expect the resulting nodeset to contain a single text node with
the 3 lines collapsed together.


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