Re: [xsl] Parsing XPath in XSLT?

Subject: Re: [xsl] Parsing XPath in XSLT?
From: "David Carlisle d.p.carlisle@xxxxxxxxx" <xsl-list-service@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 25 Mar 2020 17:50:37 -0000
a million years ago I used a java xpath (xquery) parser to give a tree
I used with xslt  the webserver it is on seems to have gnone awol but
there is an old xml prague talk here

On Wed, 25 Mar 2020 at 17:31, Wendell Piez wapiez@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
<xsl-list-service@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> XSL Friends,
> What kinds of advice can you offer on the question of parsing XPath in XSLT?
> I am currently having to interpret XPath or (more likely) an XPath
> subset into an abstract representation that can be rewritten into
> various forms. Naturally I would like to do this out of a parse tree
> or the functional equivalent, represented in some sort of XML, since
> serializing that back out is easy enough. It is producing that tree
> that is a problem. I need a parser for XPath or if not for all of
> XPath, then at least for my subset -- which includes namespaces. So
> even if partial the model must expose names and namespaces to the
> extent that a path rewriter can (for example) map into a new set of
> namespace prefixes --
> Any thoughts? Open source projects I should take a look at? Have the
> community-standards initiatives captured any good work in this area?
> Best regards,
> Wendell
> --
> ...Wendell Piez... ...wendell -at- nist -dot- gov...

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