Re: [xml] =?iso-8859-1?q?Does_not_support_the_expression_=3A_/descend?= =?iso-8859-1?q?ant=3A=3Anode=28=29/rec/child=3A=AD=3Anode=28=29=5B1=5D=3F?=

On Mon, 2012-01-09 at 18:54 -0800, Ming Chen wrote:

According to the XPath spec (V2.0 section 3.2.3 Unabbreviated 
Syntax) : child::node() selects all the children of the context node. Note 
that no attribute nodes are returned, because attributes are not 

Note, libxml2 actually only supports XPath 1, not XPath 2.

will match text nodes, and you're getting the blank (whitespace-only)
text node that's the first child of elements, since your input is

Shouldnât it have the same output as 
/descendant::node()/rec/child::*[1] and /descendant::node()/rec/para[1]?

The first child node in
    <rec id="1">
      <para type="error" position="1"/>
is the newline and spaces between id="1"> and <para.


Liam Quin - XML Activity Lead, W3C,
Pictures from old books:

[Date Prev][Date Next]   [Thread Prev][Thread Next]   [Thread Index] [Date Index] [Author Index]