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[Bug 17281] [QT3TS] xqhof16, xqhof18

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Date: Fri, 01 Jun 2012 12:15:03 +0000
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https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=17281

--- Comment #6 from Tim Mills <tim@cbcl.co.uk> 2012-06-01 12:15:03 UTC ---
(In reply to comment #5)
> The problem is that in practice, the static-base-uri() function is used to
> locate resources such as lookup documents (configuration files etc) which exist
> in the dynamic environment where the query is deployed; it is not used to find
> out where the source code was when it was compiled. 
> 
> For compatibility, static-base-uri() needs to continue to return the deployment
> location. We don't need a function to tell you where the source code was when
> it was compiled: there is no reason we should want to make this information
> available.

I'm afraid I don't agree with this.  An XQuery base-uri declaration can set the
base URI to any value it likes.  It need have no relation to either where the
source code resided or to the URI at query is deployed.

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