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Why no xf:type accessor?

From: John Mercado <johnkmercado@yahoo.com>
Date: Thu, 19 Sep 2002 08:16:49 -0400 (EDT)
Message-ID: <20020919121647.26314.qmail@web12907.mail.yahoo.com>
To: XQuery Comments <public-qt-comments@w3.org>

The data model draft describes a number of accessors,
most of which appear in F&O.  But I don't see a type
accessor.  I see I can get the typed value, and I
guess I could use instanceof to test to see if it's a
specific type, but what if I want the type name as a
QName?  It seems like that would be a useful function.
 Any reason it was omitted?


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