On 20/12/2010 23:05, Syd Bauman wrote:
It's not a matter if what experts may do, so much as a question of what
they see others doing on this list (and especially) on the xquery list.
b) those experts who spoke of the rare need for matching text()
either don't deal with data like mine -- TEI
All the uses you gave consisted of doing string manipulations within
text content, for that text() can be very reasonable (although you still
need to be careful about comments) but that isn't the common use you
see, which is
especially in a thread with "novice question" in the subject line, it's
a reasonable asumption that whatever the answer is, it doesn't need text().
Now you don't count as a novice and probably the originator of the
original thread isn't either, but still, that's what it says in the