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Re: [xml-dev] missing XPath axis

On 24/09/2011 15:58, Johannes.Lichtenberger wrote:
> Hello,
> I just wandered what was the reason for the authors of the XPath
> recommendations to not include the XPath axis 'child-or-self::' as a
> counterpart to 'descendant-or-self::' in XPath 1.0, 2.0 or at all?
I've no idea what the history of this is. The one I often miss is 
following-sibling-or-self. But with the ".|X" notation allowed anywhere 
in XPath 2.0, it's not really a big loss.

Michael Kay

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