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Re: [xml-dev] To namespace or not to Namespace ....

On 9 April 2010 09:42, David Carlisle <davidc@nag.co.uk> wrote:
> On 09/04/2010 01:07, Liam R E Quin wrote:
>> You can't write, for example, /html/head/meta[@name eq 'link'] but,
>> instead, /h:html/h:head/h:meta[@name eq 'link'],
> well actually you can since you've used eq you are presumably using xpath2
> so you can set the default element namespace to be xhtml
> (unfortunately Xquery messed this up and combined the notion of default
> namespace in the result and default namespace in the query, so if that
> fragment was xquery rather than xpath then you can only do that if you are
> generating xhtml as well as querying it)

XQuery really messed this up big time... such a simple thing, and such
a huge amount of hassle caused by it.  I know I'm not the only one to
be amazed when you first realise that is what is happening.

Andrew Welch
Kernow: http://kernowforsaxon.sf.net/

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