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Subject: Re: [regrep] PATH syntax in queries

Sounds very reasonable to me.

Farrukh Najmi wrote:
> Section 8.2.7 in ebRS describes the XPATH subset path filter expression
> syntax. In our experience with implementation of V2.1 this is difficult
> to implement if the underlying implementation is not based upon an XML DB.
> Note also that we are adding wildcard-based pattern matching support to
> filter query using LIKE syntax in V3.
> I would like to propose that we modify the PATH syntax specification to
> require the pattern matching support but make all other XPATH syntax be
> optional. Specifically it only effects the use of '//' syntax to denote
> descendent of. That can easily be done with wild card matching on the
> path (e.g. /urn:uuid:..../foo/%)
> The above change would make it easier for all implementations to support
> the spec without sacrificing functionality. Does this sound like a
> reasonable improvement to make the spec easier to implement, without
> reducing functionality?
> --
> Regards,
> Farrukh
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