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[Bug 20639] XPath provides insufficient "glue" (modularity)

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Date: Fri, 11 Jan 2013 19:37:26 +0000
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--- Comment #17 from Jonathan Robie <jonathan.robie@gmail.com> ---
(In reply to comment #15)

> At present, if we have a set of useful functions written in pure XPath, and
> we want to use these both in XSLT and in XQuery
!!! SNIP !!!
> Providing modularity in XPath completely eliminates this problem and makes
> both XSLT and XQuery more attractive to use.

I do not yet understand why it is important to you that this be done in pure
XPath, rather than in an XQuery that uses only features of XPath + modules.

If XSLT could import and use XQuery libraries, then XSLT and XQuery could share
libraries in the same way you envision here.

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