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Re: Xerces only supports the simplest XPath queries?
Date: 6/4/2012 11:51:00 PM
On 02/06/12 20:35, Ramon F Herrera wrote: > On Jun 1, 5:56 am, Martin Honnen <mahotr...@yahoo.de> wrote: >> Ramon F Herrera wrote: >> >>> I have been using Xerces to perform XPath retrievals. So far, I have >>> only dealt with the simplest path syntax. Much to my dismay, when I >>> tried something a little fancier (a path with a subscript), it failed: >> >>> /root/table/detailed_steel_pole_usages/joint_label >> >>> I guess I need some layer on top of Xerces-C? >> > > > I am not familiar with details of Xerces-C, I think it has > > a user mailing list where you are more likely to find other > > users than here. > > I have used the mailing list/newsgroup, but EVERY time I ask a > question, the answer is the same: somebody offers me a "better" > alternative to Xerces. This is easily the most frustrating software I > have used in my long life as programmer. What are these "retrievals", exactly? Are you coding this inside some other program in Java or C++ or something (ie using the Xerces and Xalan libraries), or is this a shell script, or a web page, or ad-hoc command-line queries, or what? There are lots of tools out there; perhaps evaluating them is a good start. ///Peter