Re: [xml] Re: [gnomemm] ANNOUNCE: libxml++ is now sane.

On Wed, Nov 20, 2002 at 02:17:13PM -0800, Sean Chittenden wrote:
I, too, have an API enhancement suggestion: Please consider a
method 'Node::lookup(const std::string &xpath)' that does an xpath
lookup (surprize !) and returns a NodeSet. I'v written my own C++
wrapper around libxml2 and this method is incredibly useful in my

Seconded, I did that for the Python bindings too and use it
everywhere It's extremely convenient.

The ruby API uses the method 'find' and accepts an xpath expression.
Could we standardize all of these language bindings on a single name?

  Hum, that would be "evaluate" <grin/>


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