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[Bug 3530] The need for a simple declarative update language

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Date: Tue, 25 Jul 2006 00:07:41 +0000
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http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=3530

           Summary: The need for a simple declarative update language
           Product: XPath / XQuery / XSLT
           Version: Working drafts
          Platform: PC
        OS/Version: Windows XP
            Status: NEW
          Severity: normal
          Priority: P2
         Component: Update Facility
        AssignedTo: andrew.eisenberg@us.ibm.com
        ReportedBy: mrys@microsoft.com
         QAContact: public-qt-comments@w3.org


Recent discussions and requests seem to indicate that the update language
taskforce is working on extending XQuery into a scripting/programming language.

Given the amount of time that it takes to get a specification finished, I
strongly urge the working group to give us a declarative update language (and
the transforms for XQuery) as quickly as possible and postpone any such
programming language extensions to the next release. There is a vast
consistuency out there that wants an interoperable update language that is
declarative in nature, and not yet another web programming language.
Received on Tuesday, 25 July 2006 00:08:20 UTC

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