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Re: support for map objects in xQuery

From: Jim Melton <jim.melton@oracle.com>
Date: Wed, 24 Oct 2012 10:34:09 -0600
To: christophe geiser <christophe.geiser@e-smile.org>
Cc: public-qt-comments@w3.org
Message-ID: <E1TR3uv-0001x9-W2@in01.mta.xmission.com>

This is the right group to submit your comment in support of maps in 
XQuery.  Unfortunately, the requirement arrived too late for the 
feature to be included in XQuery 3.0 (including XPath 3.0), but we 
have already incorporated it as a requirement for the putative next 
version of XQuery.

Thanks very much for your message!

At 10/10/2012 04:30 AM, christophe geiser wrote:
>Dear all,
>Not sure whether this is the correct address or forum, but anyway, I 
>was encouraged to express my support for the use of maps objects in 
>xquery to the xquery working group.
>I heard they are not yet part of the xquery recommendation or specs, 
>but I find them really helpful in a variety of scenario, hence this 
>message. To make it short and in consideration with the experience 
>of my application upgrade from xquery 1.0 to 3.0, I found map 
>objects are helping in code maintainability and filling a gap I had 
>with xquery 1.0, i.e. the problem of storing transient information 
>e.g. in-between function calls.
>Best regards,
>Christophe Geiser, social entrepreneur
>e-Smile, solutions in monitoring and information management

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