Description and syntax
Deletes one or more nodes.
delete node nodeSequence
delete nodes nodeSequence
•The expression nodeSequence returns a sequence of the node/s to delete. All selected nodes will be marked for deletion.
•It does not matter whether the singular node or plural nodes is used. No correspondence is needed with the number of items in nodeSequence.
for \$i in /book/section return
delete nodes \$i/@id