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[Bug 3697] K-FilterExpr-66

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Date: Wed, 13 Sep 2006 20:21:42 +0000
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------- Comment #2 from frans.englich@telia.com  2006-09-13 20:21 -------
One problem with fixing tests, such as these, that violate the static typing
feature is that it requires adding XPTY0004 as alternative baseline(if one
doesn't decide to rewrite the test, which often spoils the intent with the
test).

The problem is that XPTY0004 is too wide, an implementation could issue
XPTY0004 for a reason that isn't valid and therefore incorrectly pass the test.

The proper thing would be to have a specific error code for static typing
errors. I believe defining the semantics for that error code is formally
possible and reasonable to implement. It would also make static typing
behaviors more easy to identify for users.

Well, it's a pity such things are realized first now.
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