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Subject: Re: [xsl] following-sibling is evil
From: "Birnbaum, David J djbpitt@xxxxxxxx" <xsl-list-service@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 7 Jul 2014 09:22:37 -0000

Yes, in response to my report at the time, the eXist developers revised
the processing to optimize by reading the predicate early. And they did it
quickly, in time to make it into an addendum to the presentation at slide

On 7/6/14, 7:34 AM, "Michael Kay" <mike@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

>Ouch! According to those slides, eXist doesn't do early exit for an
>expression like preceding::word[1]. That's really painful. I do hope they
>have fixed that in the meantime!
>Michael Kay
>+44 (0118) 946 5893
>On 6 Jul 2014, at 12:20, Syd Bauman s.bauman@xxxxxxx
><xsl-list-service@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> See
>> (Yes, the problem here is different than in the paper, and here keys
>> are likely to be the best solution. But nice to know you're not alone
>> with this sort of issue.)

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