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[Bug 29355] Modernize sequence filtering

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Date: Sun, 10 Jan 2016 22:52:31 +0000
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https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=29355

--- Comment #6 from Benito van der Zander <benito@benibela.de> ---
>The decision not to allow SEQ[2 to 5] was made about 10 years ago so my recollection of the exact rationale may be faulty. 

That is why it is time to modernize it. 10 years ago it was probably a great
syntax


> because you have to define how things like A[. to 15] should be interpreted: evaluating the predicate once for each item in A no longer works.

As A[position() = . to 15]  ?



If B returns a sequences anyway, it becomes position() = B and then it is also
clear how non-integers in the sequence are handled

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