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Status Future consideration
Workspace App Connect
Created by Guest
Created on Sep 20, 2012

XPath 2.0 support in JCN

I would like the MbXPath class to support XPath 2.0.

Idea priority Low
RFE ID 26690
RFE URL
RFE Product IBM App Connect Enterprise (formerly IBM Integration Bus)
  • Admin
    Ben Thompson
    Oct 4, 2021

    Idea / RFE Review. Apologies for the length of time this RFE has been held in Uncommitted Candidate / Future Consideration status. The MbXPath class operates on the logical tree and helps flow developers to navigate through logical tree structures. We understand that taking advantage of XPath 2.0 functions would further expand these capabilities, and we agree that this would increase the power of flow transformation functions such as the graphical mapper / JavaCompute node etc. Given the slight diversion in previous comments about JSON, it is also worth noting that more recent versions of the product support the modelling, validation and mapping of JSON formats in the graphical mapper. Regarding the core of the request here, we would like to note that unfortunately this remains a low business priority for us ... we're sure this will not be a surprise given the long time period this request has been open and the single community vote that it has received. That said, we would like to maintain the status as Future Consideration for potential future implementation.

  • Guest
    Oct 7, 2015

    Due to processing by IBM, this request was reassigned to have the following updated attributes:
    Brand - WebSphere
    Product family - Integration
    Product - IBM Integration Bus (WebSphere Message Broker) - IIB

    For recording keeping, the previous attributes were:
    Brand - WebSphere
    Product family - Connectivity and Integration
    Product - IBM Integration Bus (WebSphere Message Broker) - IIB

  • Guest
    Apr 15, 2013

    OK, thanks for the clarification.

  • Guest
    Feb 24, 2013

    (XPath 2.0 support in JCN) != (JSON support in GDM). I think JSON support in GDM is higher priority. I think XPath 2.0 in JCN would be nice to have, so I marked it low priority.

  • Guest
    Feb 22, 2013

    Thanks for raising the requirement. I'd like to understand the core of what's needed - e.g. if we added JSON support to the GDM would that resolve the requirement?