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RE: [F&O] IBM-FO-020: Need a function to dereference XPointers

From: Ashok Malhotra <ashokma@microsoft.com>
Date: Mon, 29 Mar 2004 08:06:30 -0800
Message-ID: <EDB607C8AC991F40BE646533A1A673E801A587B2@RED-MSG-42.redmond.corp.microsoft.com>
To: "Don Chamberlin" <chamberl@almaden.ibm.com>, <public-qt-comments@w3.org>

Thank you for your comment.  The joint WGs discussed this at the Cannes
meeting and decided not to add a function to deference XPointers.

All the best, Ashok 


From: public-qt-comments-request@w3.org
[mailto:public-qt-comments-request@w3.org] On Behalf Of Don Chamberlin
Sent: Friday, February 27, 2004 5:53 PM
To: public-qt-comments@w3.org
Subject: [F&O] IBM-FO-020: Need a function to dereference XPointers


(IBM-FO-020) Section 15.4, Functions and Operators that Generate
Sequences: We need a function that takes an XPointer as its parameter,
dereferences it, and returns the node referenced by the XPointer. Since
this function has similarities to both fn:doc and fn:id, it should be
defined in the same section as these functions. This function would
satisfy XQuery Requirement 3.3.4, which requires support for references
from one XML document to another. 

--Don Chamberlin
Received on Monday, 29 March 2004 11:08:46 UTC

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