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RE: Functions

From: Paul Cotton <pcotton@microsoft.com>
Date: Wed, 18 Dec 2002 15:34:47 -0500
Message-ID: <E7AC4500EAB7A442ABA7521D1881439704CCB67B@tor-msg-01.northamerica.corp.microsoft.com>
To: "Eddie McGreal" <emcgreal@BlackPearl.com>
Cc: <public-qt-comments@w3.org>

The WG is working on such a facility.  Please see Issues 74 and 75 (and
related issues).

/paulc
XML Query WG Chair

Paul Cotton, Microsoft Canada 
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Eddie McGreal [mailto:emcgreal@BlackPearl.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, December 18, 2002 12:50 PM
> To: 'public-qt-comments@w3.org'
> Subject: Functions
> 
> 
> The current spec only allows functions to be either built in or
defined in
> the query in which they are used. I think it would be very useful to
allow
> functions to be imported just like schemas are imported. This would
allow
> authors to create a library of functions and include them in their
query
> without the need to duplicate them or make the global (or built-in)
> 
> How about?
> ImportFunctions    ::=   <"import" "functions" "at"> StringLiteral
> 
> Regards,
> Eddie
Received on Wednesday, 18 December 2002 15:35:25 UTC

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