Keith Fahlgren wrote:
> On Friday 04 August 2006 3:55 am, Robert Klemme wrote:
>> Can anyone recommend http://www.oreilly.com/catalog/xpathpointer ?
> 
> No, not really. I think it's much easier to learn XPath (an incredibly 
> powerful language once you get your head around it) in a more practical 
> environment (probably XSLT or XQuery).

So you're basically saying that the book is more similar to the standard 
page at http://www.w3.org/TR/xpath - did I get you right?

 > Quite a few of the XSLT books
> have good introductions to XPath. I quite like the new edition of the 
> XSLT Cookbook, which has a section comparing XPath1 and XPath2, but 
> this may not cover enough of the basics for some folks.
> 
> http://www.oreilly.com/catalog/xsltckbk2/
> 
> (Note: Our first edition general XSLT book is being revised presently, 
> so I'd wait for the new edition)

I'll probably go with the XPath / XPointer anyway as I prefer the more 
thorough coverage over the easy learning path. :-)

Thanks for your hints anyway!

Kind regards

	robert