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Re: draft XML query results format spec

From: Steve Harris <S.W.Harris@ecs.soton.ac.uk>
Date: Tue, 28 Sep 2004 21:12:41 +0100
To: public-rdf-dawg@w3.org
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On Tue, Sep 28, 2004 at 06:04:46 +0100, Andy Seaborne wrote:
> I don't mind which style of design - I would go for whatever the XML
> community see as most appropriate for processing with XSLT and XQuery.

+1
 
> 2/ Do XML literals go in as XML subtrees?
>    I assume so - so using the same tags as the wrapper may arise and a
>    poorly written XPath may (mis)match.  Not sure we can remove all
>    situations of this.  Sometimes may actually want it.
>    Worse case: a query result as XML literal within an XML result set.
>    Example: querying a detailed server log file of queries and their
> results.

I would expect XML Literals to be escaped, so they can be handled the same
way as other literal types, and to make processing easier in non-XSLT
applications.

- Steve 
Received on Tuesday, 28 September 2004 20:12:46 GMT

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