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RE: Which query language to use for XML?!

From: Paul Cotton <pcotton@microsoft.com>
Date: Sun, 13 May 2001 12:41:42 -0400
Message-ID: <E7AC4500EAB7A442ABA7521D188143979C74AB@tor-msg-01.northamerica.corp.microsoft.com>
To: "Davy Toch" <datoc@gengenp.rug.ac.be>
Cc: <www-ql@w3.org>
I would suggest you use the W3C XML Query language "XQuery" [1].

/paulc
Chairman, W3C XML Query WG

[1] http://www.w3.org/TR/xquery/

Paul Cotton, Microsoft Canada 
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Davy Toch [mailto:datoc@gengenp.rug.ac.be]
> Sent: Wednesday, May 09, 2001 4:23 AM
> To: www-ql@w3.org
> Subject: Which query language to use for XML?!
> 
> 
> Hello,
> 
> I have a small question. I'm working on a thesis which involves
> extracting data from an xml-data file. This extraction needs 
> to be done
> with Perl (scripting language), which has support for 
> querying with XQL,
> 
> XPATH, .... My problem is which querying language to use (XQL, XPATH,
> XML-QL, ...), because they all seem to do the same thing, that is
> querying XML-documents.
> 
> Thanks in advance.
> 
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