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Re: local functions and variables

From: Per Bothner <per@bothner.com>
Date: Tue, 16 Sep 2003 11:56:38 -0700
Message-ID: <3F675CE6.4070605@bothner.com>
To: Jonathan Robie <jonathan.robie@datadirect.com>
Cc: public-qt-comments@w3.org

Jonathan Robie wrote:

> We decided not to make a change to XQuery on this point.

Pity.  I think people will see the word "local" and assume it's a module
facility.  Not providing it may actually be confusing.

> As you note, in the current XQuery WD, a library module may contain only 
> variables and functions defined for the target namespace of the module. 
> We are likely to want to have local declarations in a future version of 
> XQuery, but we don't want to go there yet.

If I implement my proposal as a Qexo-specific extension, do you think it
likely I might get into trouble?
	--Per Bothner
per@bothner.com   http://per.bothner.com/
Received on Tuesday, 16 September 2003 14:53:16 UTC

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