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Doug:
Good feedback on the format changes. Some of those changes probably fall into "inadvertant." The old 2e was laid out in different software and when we updated the design to out current layout software, we looked at the design across all the "programmer's reference" books and updated it with what we thought were improvements. It wasn't until we got feedbaak like this from you and a few other customers we realized we'd made this particular book more difficult to navigate.

Yes, the issue with XPath really was that the XPath spec grew so much between editions that it simply was too much to cover within the XSLT book and had to become a separate book.

All good feedback we'll think about if there's a need for a 4th edition or whenever we update this design for other books in the series.

BTW, the 2nd edition is still widely available, both on Amazon and even from Wrox.com:
http://www.wrox.com/WileyCDA/WroxTit...764543814.html

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