Re: [xsl] XPath parsing in XSLT (version 2.0)

Subject: Re: [xsl] XPath parsing in XSLT (version 2.0)
From: "Dimitre Novatchev" <dnovatchev@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 21 Nov 2006 08:55:21 -0800
On 11/21/06, Florent Georges <darkman_spam@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
Dimitre Novatchev wrote:


> However, this seems like a waste of time, because there is
> already the dyn:evaluate() EXSLT extension function as
> well as saxon:evaluate().

> This means that probably there are not going to be users
> for an XPath parser written in XSLT.

 Mmh, parsing is not evaluating.  Thanks for example to
static analysis of a query, or some reporting.  That said, I
don't know if it could be usefull.

The only real user requests for similar/related functionality I've
seen since years on this list is for dynamic evaluation of XPath

Dimitre Novatchev
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