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Re: [xml-dev] Concerned about the increasing reliance on XPath

On 9 May 2011 18:21, Stephen D Green <stephengreenubl@gmail.com> wrote:
> What would help would be another shorthand for "/*local-name()='foo'/...",
> say something like "/{foo}/..." or some other parenthesis-based shorthand.

you mean /*[local-name()='foo'] and there is a shorthand for that: /*:foo

The problem is defining the uri mapping in the xpath... thats been an
ongoing issue for quite a while now, and doesn't look like its been
solved in xpath 3.0.

Andrew Welch

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