Warning: XPath is Still Not a Programming Language!
(Although XPath 2.0 is a whole lot closer!)
- XPath is
- not complete for use by itself
- designed to be embedded in a host language
- XPath 2.0 is used with XSLT 2.0
- XQuery 1.0 is an extension /generalization of XPath 2.0
- Based on the same (XML Schema-based) data model