[jdom-interest] JDOM XPath with datatype casts

Laurent Bihanic laurent.bihanic at atosorigin.com
Wed Oct 10 13:25:10 PDT 2007


JDOM XPath relies on Jaxen that (AFAIK) only supports XPath 1.0. The function 
you're trying to use are only available in XPath 2.0.

You should try with Saxon.


Clint.Redwood at xansa.com a écrit :
> Hi,
> I'm trying to use a JDOM XPath object to perform the following query on a
> document containing a dateTime field.
> My xpath string is:
> xs:dateTime(@lastTime)-xs:dayTimeDuration('PT0.001S')
> and I'm getting an exception at instanciation
> org.jdom.JDOMException: Invalid XPath expression:
> "xs:dateTime(@lastTime)-xs:dayTimeDuration('PT0.001S')": Unexpected '('
> I've tried setting the "xs" namespace, but I can't do this until the XPath
> is already instanciated, so that's already too late.
> Any suggestions would be appreciated.
> Yours,
> Clint Redwood

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