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Re: XQuery WG Comments on DOM Level 3

From: Christian Parpart <cparpart@surakware.net>
Date: Fri, 15 Aug 2003 22:03:29 +0200
To: JIM.MELTON@oracle.com, Walter Lindsay <wlindsay@contivo.com>, www-dom@w3.org
Cc: "'jim.melton@oracle.com'" <jim.melton@oracle.com>
Message-Id: <200308152203.34804.cparpart@surakware.net>

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On Friday 15 August 2003 7:05 pm, JIM.MELTON@oracle.com wrote:
> Christian,
>
> Thanks for the note. There is not yet a draft of the JSR 255 spec
> available, and I actually expect that it will be several months before a
> draft is publicly available. I agree that it would be unlikely that a Java
> API would apply to (many?) other programming languages, but is it possible
> that other languages' APIs might have a similar "look and feel"?

Well, all the DOM modules are designed to be more or less language 
independant. I think about a DOM Level 3 XQuery Module.

Is there a way to see some parts drafts anyhow? Although, are there 
some other developers/volunteers interested in designing/implementing 
this (DOM Module) API?

> Jim Melton
> Oracle Corp.
> (Normal email unavailable; hence the strange signature)
>
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> > On Monday 11 August 2003 7:02 pm, Walter Lindsay
> >
> > wrote:
> > > Christian,
> > > This might be of interest to you.
> > >
> > > Walter Lindsay
> > > Director of Engineering, Contivo, Inc.
> > >
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: Jim Melton
> >
> > [mailto:jim.melton@oracle.com]
> >
> > > Sent: Thursday, August 07, 2003 3:43 PM
> > > To: Walter Lindsay
> > > Cc: 'public-qt-comments@w3.org'
> > > Subject: Re: FW: XQuery WG Comments on DOM
> >
> > Level 3
> >
> > > I'm not 100% positive that this message
> >
> > answers that request, but...
> >
> > > There is a new Java Specification Request (JSR
> >
> > 225) to establish a *Java*
> >
> > > API for XQuery.  Of course, that doesn't
> >
> > address users of other languages,
> >
> > > and probably not the needs of script writers,
> >
> > but it is likely to help Java
> >
> > > programmers.
> > >
> > > Hope this helps,
> > >     Jim
> >
> > Hi,
> >
> > Well, yes, it's surely nice to hear about any
> > activity right now, but esp. in
> > my case I can't do help/contribute/ nor test a
> > Java API since I am developing
> > in C++ and though all the W3C API's I
> > implemented (or I am working on) are
> > implemented in C++. I do not believe that a Java
> > (exclusevily) designed API
> > can be mapped onto other programming/scripting
> > languages.
> >
> > Is there any working draft out there yet?
> > Because I would like to implement
> > the XQuery(/XPath2) API in my library  ;)
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Christian Parpart.
> >
> > > At 10:53 2003-08-07 -0700 Thursday, Walter
> >
> > Lindsay wrote:
> > > >Here's a comment from someone on the DOM
> >
> > public list:
> > > >all in all, I would highly appreciate to see
> >
> > a DOM XQuery Module for
> >
> > > >accessing
> > > >the XQuery functionalities. This would also
> >
> > provide a common/standardized
> >
> > > >API
> > > >for script/application coders to easily
> >
> > access data using XQueries ;)
> >
> > > >Greetings,
> > > >Christian Parpart.
> >
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