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RE: what is the meaning of literals in step expressions?

From: Michael Rys <mrys@microsoft.com>
Date: Thu, 3 Jul 2003 01:59:45 -0700
Message-ID: <5C39F806F9939046B4B1AFE652500A3A05C2D9AB@RED-MSG-10.redmond.corp.microsoft.com>
To: "Howard Katz" <howardk@fatdog.com>, <www-ql@w3.org>

These are not valid path expressions (step expressions need to result in
nodes).

Best regards
Michael

> -----Original Message-----
> From: www-ql-request@w3.org [mailto:www-ql-request@w3.org] On Behalf
Of
> Howard Katz
> Sent: Wednesday, July 02, 2003 15:08 PM
> To: www-ql@w3.org
> Subject: what is the meaning of literals in step expressions?
> 
> 
> I just realized that the existing grammar allows expressions such as
> "1/3",
> "//book/2", and "/bib//46.5/editor". Do patterns such as these (with
> literals in step expressions) have any valid semantic interpretation?
What
> should an XQuery implementation do on encountering such an expression?
> Thanks,
> Howard
> 
Received on Thursday, 3 July 2003 04:59:56 UTC

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