[xquery-talk] Unusual XPath syntax question

Joe Wicentowski joewiz at gmail.com
Mon Oct 31 10:12:21 PDT 2016

Hi Christine,

> I don't know what "./." means. I would think that "." alone would be sufficient to refer to the context node.

Agreed - "./." gets you precisely ".".  If "." is compact syntax for
"self::node()", then the expanded syntax for "./." would be
"self::node()/self::node()".  Testing in oXygen shows that ". =


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