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  • Subject: Xpath Question
  • From: "Dare Obasanjo" <dareo@microsoft.com>
  • Date: Fri, 25 Jul 2003 10:42:34 -0700
  • Thread-index: AcNS1CHE28vlQkgJTW6ygfzxkNBZQQ==
  • Thread-topic: Xpath Question

One of our devs just made me question all that's right in the world with
the question below. Given the following XML 


what is the result of the following XPath expression
"count(/pre/child::node())" ?

Is the answer 2 or 5? 

Herblock's Law: if it is good, they will stop making it.

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