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Re: [XQuery] SAG-XQ-004 Unordered

From: David Carlisle <davidc@nag.co.uk>
Date: Sat, 8 May 2004 21:18:57 +0100
Message-Id: <200405082018.VAA05817@penguin.nag.co.uk>
To: jim.melton@acm.org
Cc: mhk@mhk.me.uk, public-qt-comments@w3.org


> XPath 2.0 will have to get by with only the 
> fn:unordered() function ;^)

It's a shame that XPath1's rather more elegant approach to unordered
node sets, the node set type, has been lost and replaced by a less
natural type "self-flattening lists" and ad hoc functions that try to
emulate the behaviour of the Xpath 1 type.

David

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