RE: RE: [xsl] node-set

Subject: RE: RE: [xsl] node-set
From: "Michael Kay" <mhkay@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 2 Jul 2001 13:59:44 +0100
> Simulating dynamic evaluation of XPath Expressions "by
> calling selectNodes() within
> a JScript extension" is not always possible.
> The simplest example is:
> $p | $q
> It would not be possible to evaluate any XPath expression
> including nodes from more
> than one tree, because selectNodes() treats the passed XPath
> expression as relative
> to the IXMLDOMNode object, against which the method is invoked.
Microsoft's selectNodes() function is very inadequately documented, but I
think you are almost certainly right.

Mike Kay
Software AG

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