Pathan is an XPath processing library. Pathan library is written in C , and uses the Xerces-C DOM XML Parser by the Apache Foundation.
The Pathan project incorporates Pathan 1, implementing the W3C XPath 1 recommendation, and Pathan 2, implementing the W3C XPath 2 draft specification.
Pathan has been developed jointly by DecisionSoft, Sleepycat Software , Stylus Studio and Parthenon Computing .
What's New in This Release:
· Moved to Xerces 2.3
· Improvements to the performance optimizations
· Bug Fix: the ID function (fn:id()) was not working properly.
· Bug Fix: the '//' axis was acting on the current context item as opposed to the root document.
· Memory Leak fixes. Many thanks to SleepyCat Software for providing these.