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RE: Concern: XQuery <> valid XML

From: Jonathan Robie <Jonathan.Robie@SoftwareAG-USA.com>
Date: Thu, 01 Mar 2001 17:18:39 -0500
Message-Id: <5.0.2.1.0.20010301171740.00ae5298@157.189.12.7>
To: Jeff Chapman <Jeff.Chapman@pervasive.com>, www-ql@w3.org
At 03:24 PM 2/28/2001 -0600, Jeff Chapman wrote:
>Frankly, when I first read through the FLWR discussion in the Draft, it took
>fully a day before I realized that it wasn't effectively a Macro language
>that would be converted to valid XML later--perhaps with some sort of
>preprocessor.  Is it possible to have our cake and eat it too?  This might
>mean implementing XQuery in valid XML syntax and defining a preprocessor
>that would convert FLWR expressions to the equivalent valid XML

I have an XQuery parser that does create such an XML representation. This 
is a very reasonable approach.

Jonathan

These are my opinions right now. They may be quite different from the 
opinions of Software AG, the W3C XML Query Working Group, or the opinions 
that I will have after reading and considering your response.
Received on Friday, 2 March 2001 12:05:47 GMT

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