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Re: Match Pattern Proposal

From: Alex Milowski <alex@milowski.org>
Date: Thu, 02 Nov 2006 07:04:38 -0800
Message-ID: <454A0906.4090402@milowski.org>
To: public-xml-processing-model-wg <public-xml-processing-model-wg@w3.org>

Grosso, Paul wrote:
> I prefer select semantics all around.
> Given (per Richard's comment) match semantics don't
> help with the streaming issue, what (other than
> personal preference) are the advantages of match
> over select?

They do help in a big way.  There are predicates that
can prevent streaming without caching or, in the worst
case, having the whole document.

Match patterns limit this analysis to predicates.

--Alex Milowski
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