public class PatternMaker extends Object
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Static factory method to make a pattern by converting an expression.
public static Pattern fromExpression(Expression expression, Configuration config, boolean is30) throws XPathException
Note that this method does NOT check all the rules for XSLT patterns; it deliberately allows a (slightly) wider class of expressions to be converted than XSLT allows.
The expression root() at the start of the expression has a special meaning: it refers to the root of the subtree in which the pattern must match, which can be supplied at run-time during pattern matching. This is used for patterns that represent streamable path expressions.
expression- the expression to be converted, which must already have been simplified and type-checked
config- the Saxon configuration
is30- set to true if XSLT 3.0 syntax is to be accepted
XPathException- if the expression cannot be converted
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