Re: [xsl] Compact XPath syntax

Subject: Re: [xsl] Compact XPath syntax
From: "G. Ken Holman" <gkholman@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 26 Dec 2007 09:32:34 -0500
At 2007-12-26 18:17 +0530, Mukul Gandhi wrote:
Incidentally, for the above example, I would write the expression as:
(in these examples, we filter nodes using a predicate).

Have you considered instead the following equivalent addresses:


or //c (if you want to select all 'c' elements everywhere in the tree).

Remembering, though, in all the above cases that "//" can be an expensive XPath address and should be used sparingly.

I hope this helps.

. . . . . . . . . . . Ken

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