That appears to work for REXML.  Thanks Mark.

On Feb 12, 12:12=A0pm, Mark Thomas <m... / thomaszone.com> wrote:
> On Feb 11, 7:42=A0pm, "Andrew C." <andrew.c... / gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > Can somebody explain or put me to an explanation of how to use
> > REXML::Functions::translate ?
>
> > I'd like to turn this: group_list.elements["entry[title=3D'#{name}']"]
>
> > . . . into a case insensitive lookup. =A0Do I put the translation into
> > the XPath in that line? =A0Do I need a separate translation line?
>
> > Thanks,
> > Andrew
>
> This would be the correct XPath:
>
> group_list.elements["entry[translate(title,
> 'ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ',
> 'abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz')=3D'#{name.downcase}']"]
>
> but I don't know if REXML can handle it, because it's not fully XPath
> compliant. I'd use an XPath-compliant parser like Nokogiri if this is
> an issue.
>
> -- Mark.