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RE: questionable syntax choices for XQuery

From: Michael Rys <mrys@microsoft.com>
Date: Wed, 21 Apr 2004 13:54:02 -0700
Message-ID: <EB0A327048144442AFB15FCE18DC96C702B13F59@RED-MSG-31.redmond.corp.microsoft.com>
To: "Xavier Franc" <xfranc@online.fr>, <www-ql@w3.org>

It may not be to late, but you need to send it to the right email list
:-)

Michael

> -----Original Message-----
> From: www-ql-request@w3.org [mailto:www-ql-request@w3.org] On Behalf
Of
> Xavier Franc
> Sent: Wednesday, April 21, 2004 1:45 PM
> To: www-ql@w3.org
> Subject: Re: questionable syntax choices for XQuery
> 
> 
> 
> Some personal remarks about the semicolon separator between
declarations:
> 
> - it has been added silently in November (not listed in change list)
>   that's not nice for implementers...
> 
> - I have never understood the necessity of this change.
>   Is there some subtle lexical issue that I dont see ?
> 
>   actually this separator is optional in my own implementation
>   and I never noticed any parsing problem.
> 
> - I agree with Jason that making parser writing easier
>   is not a good justification for such a change.
> 
> 
> Is it too late for suggesting to make the separator optional ?
Received on Wednesday, 21 April 2004 16:54:18 GMT

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