> I think yes ...
If that were true, then the condition
myelement[@myattribute][1] should be same as
myelement[1][@myattribute], which is not true...
The predicate order is important
in a typical "and"
[a and b] = [b and a]
Vasu
On Fri, Nov 21, 2008 at 1:34 PM, Mukul Gandhi <gandhi.mukul@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hi all,
> Supposing I write following XPath expressions,
>
> 1) X[c1][c2] or specifying generically, X[c1][c2][]...[cn]
>
> 2) X[c1 and c2] or specifying generically, X[c1 and c2 ... and cn]
>
> c1, c2 etc. are boolean expressions.
>
> are the two forms (1 & 2) above exactly equivalent (i.e., will they
> return the same nodeset/sequence)?. I think yes ... but just wanted to
> confirm with the list.
>
> if 1 & 2 are exactly equivalent, then what could be the rule of thumb
> for using which form in certain scenarios?
>
>
> --
> Regards,
> Mukul Gandhi
>
>
--
Vasu Chakkera
Numerical Algorithms Group Ltd.
Oxford
www.vasucv.com