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

On Fri, 2010-04-09 at 20:03 +0100, David Carlisle wrote:

> bah humbug, you can't do  /h:html/h:head/h:meta in pure xpath either
true. You can do *[local-name() = 'foo'] etc though, which was the
example I'd used earlier. I didn't look closely enough, sorry!

>  The fact is that Xpath2 allows the host language to specify
> the default namespace for elements in queries, and xquery chose to 
> specify that was the same as the default namespace for element 
> construction, which was a bad mistake.
Yes, I agree with you.


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