[XML-SIG] xpath error

Uche Ogbuji uche.ogbuji at fourthought.com
Wed Sep 8 15:33:50 CEST 2004

On Tue, 2004-09-07 at 21:42, Mike Brown wrote:
> Ajay wrote:
> > > This is a bug that was reported a month ago or so.  The main problem is
> > > that the XPath implementation in PyXML has fallen a long ways behind the
> > > code in 4Suite, and no one has the spare cycles for a re-merge.
> > >
> > 
> > but i am using _xmlplus.dom.minidom and xpath from the same package.
> > surely they should work?
> No, Uche is saying that a bug that was reported last month might be fixed in 
> 4Suite (Ft.Xml.XPath), but probably not in PyXML (xml.xpath).

Just to be sure, the bug was reported WRT PyXML's XPath, not that in
4Suite.  Back then I checked the problem expression in 4Suite and it
worked fine.  So it probably hasn't been a bug in 4Suite for years.

> > apart from doing a traversal myself, is there a way around it?
> Probably not, if you have to use PyXML's implementation.

Actually, I think there's a patch on this.  I really need to carve out
some time to work on my PyXML tasks.

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