> Next, sometimes in xpath land you need to inject strings containing '
> or " or other shenanigans. Then you need an xpath expander, not a Ruby
> string expander. I SUSPECT you do that like this:

that might need a

> doc.xpath( '//small/descendant::span[ @id = "yfs_t10_$str" ]',

nil,

>  ¨Β Ίστς ½Ύ στ
to skip the 'namespaces' argument there...