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From Matthew P Foemmel <MFoem...@thoughtworks.com>
Subject Re: "instanceof" function for xpath queries
Date Thu, 25 Aug 2005 21:40:02 GMT
That did the trick - thanks!

Matthew Foemmel
ThoughtWorks, Inc.

Peeter Piegaze <peeter.piegaze@gmail.com> wrote on 08/25/2005 04:18:42 PM:

> The XPath function you are looking for is element(). For example,
> 
> //element(*, nt:file)
> 
> will find all the nodes in the workspace of primary type nt:file,
> including nodes
> whose primary node type is a *subtype* of nt:file.
> 
> -Peeter
> 
> On 8/25/05, Matthew P Foemmel <MFoemmel@thoughtworks.com> wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > 
> > I was wondering if there was an easy way to search a repository for 
all
> > nodes of a specific type, including subtypes? For example, the xpath
> > query:
> > 
> > //*[@jcr:primaryType='my:nodeType']
> > 
> > will match all nodes with the exact type 'my:nodetype', but not nodes 
with
> > types that inherit from it. I guess what I'd like to see is an "is"
> > function that works like the "instanceof" function in Java:
> > 
> > //*[is(my:nodeType)]
> > 
> > I've read the JSR-170 spec and checked out some of the xpath query 
code,
> > but couldn't find support for something like this. I feel like I'm 
missing
> > something obvious though...
> > 
> > Cheers,
> > 
> > Matthew Foemmel
> > ThoughtWorks, Inc.
> >

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