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Re: [xml-dev] Using Saxon 9 as a Schematron 1.5 back end

David Carlisle a écrit :
>> A useful output is what I called a canonical path, a structure composed 
>> of 2 parts :
>> -an XPath expression that starts from the root and descend from node to 
>> node by naming them and index them
>> -a mapping of the prefixes involved in the XPath expressions
> For this usage, the (ISO) schematron skeleton files include templates
> that output xpaths (not using any prefixes) to the context of the
> message. (It also has templates that make xpaths with prefixes, suitable
> for human readable error messages, but in many XPath API, it's just
> simpler to report something as
> /*[10]/*[5]
> rather than
> /a:b[3]/c:d[2]
> and then worry how to bind the namespace prefixes.

Surely. We can find cases when one is better that the other. Naming 
elements has the advantage that in many cases we can identify the 
element in fault at a glance.


              (. .)
|      Philippe Poulard       |
        Have the RefleX !

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