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RE: [XPath] known documents/collections

From: Martin Duerst <duerst@w3.org>
Date: Sun, 15 Feb 2004 19:20:29 -0500
Message-Id: <4.2.0.58.J.20040215192000.02f3aa90@localhost>
To: "Michael Kay" <mhk@mhk.me.uk>, <public-qt-comments@w3.org>

Would be great if some of this explanation would make it into
the spec.     Regards,   Martin.

At 23:27 04/02/15 +0000, Michael Kay wrote:
> >
> > The purpose of known documents/collections (both static and
> > dynamic) needs to be better explained. For example, in the
> > general case, is 'dynamic available documents' equivalent to
> > all the documents on the Web?
> >
>For some processors, the "dynamically available documents" will consist
>of the public web, or that part of the public web that your proxy server
>allows you to reach. For others it may consist only of the documents in
>the database that the query was compiled against. For an XSLT
>transformer running on a Mars landing craft it may be an empty set. For
>other processors it may include documents in parts of the web that
>require credentials to be supplied. It all depends, which is why we've
>explictly made it contextual.
>
>Michael Kay
>(speaking personally)
Received on Sunday, 15 February 2004 19:53:03 UTC

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