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Re: What about XQuery?

From: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 19 Jul 2007 13:47:35 -0500
To: Harry Halpin <hhalpin@ibiblio.org>
Cc: Jonathan Robie <jonathan.robie@redhat.com>, "C. M. Sperberg-McQueen" <cmsmcq@acm.org>, Jim Melton <jim.melton@acm.org>, Andrew Eisenberg <andrew.eisenberg@us.ibm.com>, public-grddl-comments@w3.org, w3c-xsl-query@w3.org
Message-Id: <1184870855.4187.634.camel@pav>

On Thu, 2007-07-19 at 12:07 -0400, Harry Halpin wrote:
> > The string XQuery does not occur at all in this document, which seems
> > odd considering the several discussions of what language choice is
> > best for processing XML. 
> XQuery is a wonderful language that has my full support, as I have
> mentioned to you before. However, current GRDDL implementations all
> currently support only XSLT 1 [1], and so we do not mention XQuery per
> se in the specification.

I don't feel too strongly about it one way or the other.

If I saw an actual GRDDL implementation that supported XQuery, yes,
I'd feel more obliged to mentioned it in the spec.

Meanwhile, if you want to make a concrete suggestion about text
to add, I'm happy to look it over.

> [1]http://www.w3.org/2001/sw/grddl-wg/td/test_results
> [2]http://www.w3.org/2001/sw/grddl-wg/issues#issue-whichlangs

Dan Connolly, W3C http://www.w3.org/People/Connolly/
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