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The Node Tests From XPath 1.0 Still With Us

node() Test is true for any type of node
text() Any text node
comment() Any comment node
processing-instruction() Any processing instruction node

You can still test nodes by name

child::item Retrieves any child elements named item
parent::item Retrieves any parent elements named item
attribute::type Retrieves any attributes named type
ancestor-or-self::list Retrieves any ancestor elements named list, or the context node itself if it’s a list element