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RE: [xml-dev] "self" axis for an attribute context node

> That would have meant that "foo" would match PIs with target 
> foo.  And "*" is a name test too, and we don't want * to 
> match PIs, comments, text nodes and document nodes.  But no 
> doubt some other way of avoiding those problems could be thought up.

Fair enough. 

"All elements, attributes, and namespaces whose name matches" would have
worked, I think, given that it's only for the self and ancestor-or-self axes
that you can actually mix those three. (But of course in 1.0 we didn't have
the ::element() test to match element nodes only, so * was a bit

Michael Kay

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