Category Archives: xpath

Xalan Commit Analysis

I’ve blogged a couple of times about the state of the Xalan-J project at Apache.   Recently I’ve been using to track some other projects, in particular the committer activity.    For Xalan, here is a graph that displays … Continue reading

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>XPath Component

>Web Tools Source Editing has created a new component for the XPath related items. This means that the XPath View, Content Assistance, and the PsychoPath Processor now have a more distinct place to file features and bugs against. The XPath … Continue reading

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>PsychoPath Processor Invades Apache!

>With all the concentration on the Eclipse Helios release today, something quietly happened earlier in the week that is pretty significant. Xerces-J 2.10 has been released. Why is this significant to those in eclipse land. Because the PsychoPath XPath 2.0 … Continue reading

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>PsychoPath Processor code Available on GitHub

>The PsychoPath XPath 2.x processor’s source code is now available on GitHub as well. This is a snapshot of the 1.1 version that will be with the eclipse Helios release. Clone the repository, and check out the xpath2proj branch. … Continue reading

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>PsychoPath XPath 2.0 version 1.1 Milestone 6

>Milestone 6 of the PsychoPath XPath 2.0 processor is now available. I missed making the announcement last time when Milestone 5 was available, so here is a combined list of bugs that have been fixed with Milestone 5 and Milestone … Continue reading

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>PsychoPath is a Fast Demon

>I was pinged today on twitter by John Snelson asking if I had been running the XQuery test suite against a XPath 2.0 processor. Those that have been following along know about my battle with a demon known as PsychoPath. … Continue reading

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>Refactoring: Leveraging Polymorphism

>While working on some enhancements to bring the PsychoPath Processor’s implementation of the ElementTest and AttributeTest methods into compliance with the spec, I ran across the following bit of code: if (ktest instanceof DocumentTest) _type_class = DocType.class;else if (ktest instanceof … Continue reading

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