XPath 3.0 Conformance

Saxon 9.7 implements the XPath 3.0 specification as defined in the Recommendation of 8 April 2014.

The various Saxon editions implement XPath 3.0 capabilities as follows:

New features in XPath 3.0 include the following:

In Saxon, maps are implemented (as an extenxion feature) in XPath 3.0 as described in the XSLT 3.0 specification (and XPath 3.1 specification). This is true whether or not the XPath processor is being invoked in an XSLT context. For details see Maps in XPath.

For details of the function library supported, see Functions.