UGG!! I posted this response 6 days ago via my GMail account, Robert,
forgetting about the Base64 GMail issue. It seems it never made it
through to the other side!
On 2/5/07, Robert Koberg <rob(_at_)koberg(_dot_)com> wrote:
I think you are missing the point. It is not that it /can/ be done. It
can it be done very *fast*. Native XPath over HTML usually is going to
Right, but is this available now? My point wasn't "Here's the answer...
Hooray! We can all go home now..." and instead "Oh, I see in the title of
the entry "CSS Query" -- Dean Edward's has one of those... I wonder if I
can fool Robert into believing that this is a native, cross-platform
tool. Let's find out..."
Apparently not. ;-) :D
So far the fastest cross browser seem to be the very new
dojo.query and this:
Cool! Need to obviously read more than just the title of the entry this
next go round (as well as Jack Slocum's linked about.
Thanks for the info, Robert! And re: "Does anyone know if HTML XPath is
in the works for IE?"
Not a clue. There's the previous mentioned projects that would work if
WPF/e supports enough of the .NET FCL, but beyond this, not a clue.
That said, I've heard rumors that there's and alpha of IE.v.Next();
floating around, so it seems obvious that MSFT has no plans to let Moz/Fx
get even further ahead than they already are (Opera is so far ahead at the
moment, I doubt even IE.v.Next() + 1; will catch up, but shooting for the
stars is usually not the best approach, obviously ;) -- what this will
equate to, I'm not sure, but the fact they are actively pushing forward in
this space I believe suggests there's at least some hope that some of
these luxuries (such as E4X and XPath of HTML :D) will make it into the
M. David Peterson
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