W3C XPath activities
XPath is a language for selecting parts of an XML document.
XPath is designed for XSLT, XQuery and XPointer use.
To learn more about XPath knowledge, please read our XPath tutorial .
To learn more about XQuery, please read our XQuery tutorial .
To learn more about XSLT, please read our XSLT tutorial .
XPath 1.0 on November 16, 1999 became a W3C Recommendation.
XPath 2.0 on January 23, 2007 became a W3C Recommendation.
XPath 2.0 is a by the XPath 1.0 and XQuery derived language. XPath 2.0 and XQuery 1.0 generation are homologous, they have the same syntax a lot, but a lot of the text is the same.
W3C XSL specification and Timeline
|specification||Draft / proposal||Recommended time|
|XPath 1.0||16. Nov 1999|
|XPath 2.0 Requirements||03. Jun 2005|
|XPath 2.0 Language||14. Dec 2010|
|XPath 2.0 Functions||14. Dec 2010|
|XPath 2.0 Data Model||14. Dec 2010|
|XPath 2.0 Semantics||14. Dec 2010|
|XPointer||16. Aug 2002|