[Webtest] verifyxpath fails to select text() nodes

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Fri, 20 Aug 2004 14:43:49 +1000




Hi --

I'm trying to check that a given piece of text occurs after a given HTML
<span>.  XPathExplorer verifies that
  //span[id='foo']/following-sibling::text()[2]
evaluates to the text node I'm looking for (using the original HTML & the
post-jTidy output -- jtidy-04aug2000r7-dev)

However, using this in <verifyxpath> fails:
  "xpath test: //span[id='foo']/following-sibling::text()[2] evaluates to:
, expected value is: Blah blah..."

Also, according to <verifyxpath>,
//span[id='foo']/following-sibling::text() evaluates to an empty nodeset.

Any ideas why there's a discrepancy?  Am I doing anything wrong?

Thanks

-- Richard



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