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RE: variable binding in XPath was: Comments on XPath (30th April)

From: Kay, Michael <Michael.Kay@softwareag.com>
Date: Wed, 22 May 2002 12:50:13 +0200
Message-ID: <DFF2AC9E3583D511A21F0008C7E6210602679DE7@daemsg02.software-ag.de>
To: David Carlisle <davidc@nag.co.uk>, Michael.Kay@softwareag.com
Cc: public-qt-comments@w3.org
> 
> A suggestion.
> 
> * Remove the "full" for from Xpath.
> * Provide a simpler context based for, either something like
> 
> "foreach" Expr "return" Expr
> or something more symbolic, Xpath-like  syntax, I'd quite like
> 
>  Expr => Expr  
> 
> (with => taking the same precedence as /, and doing a similar 
> job but not restricted to node sequences and not applying 
> doc-order to the
> result) I know => is currently being used for something else....
> 
> * Provide let (with the current XQuery syntax)
> 

I think that's a nice idea... I'll chew on it.

Michael Kay
Received on Wednesday, 22 May 2002 07:10:06 GMT

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