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Update XPATH to 3.0

Would add the functionality of XPATH 3.0 to the B2Bi product. This would work very nicely with the updated Java version in in the B2Bi 6.X product offering. 

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  • Aug 3 2018
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How will this idea be used?

We would utilize this upgrade to simplify our XPATH statements that we have throughout our code base. This upgrade to 3.0 would integrate much easier to the new Java version as well. 

What is your industry? Energy & Utilities
What is the idea priority? High
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    Guest commented
    August 27, 2018 16:30

    XPath 3.0 will add many useful functions such as sorting, allowing different options within bp's.  

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    Guest commented
    May 16, 2019 08:11

    Yes it would be nice that SBI supports xPath version 3 (or at least version 2) in place of the old version 1.x from the 90's.


    An example:


    With xPath 1.x, we need to specify a hard value "recept" :

    <assign to="param1" from="substring-after(httprequest/Notification/PhysicalName/text(), 'recept/')"/>

    With xPath 2.x or 3.x, it's more efficient with the function tokenize :

    <assign to="param1" from="tokenize(httprequest/Notification/PhysicalName/text(),'/')[last()]"/>

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    Guest commented
    June 14, 2019 08:12

    Should be great to support on SBI Xpath V3. Thanks.