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[Bug 29959] [xq31] fn:put()

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Date: Sat, 05 Nov 2016 02:03:51 +0000
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Liam R E Quin <liam@w3.org> changed:

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--- Comment #2 from Liam R E Quin <liam@w3.org> ---
Removing the feature altogether would be a substantive change too. On the other
hand we have the functionality for at least some use cases via fn:transform,
indirectly and possibly much less efficiently.

An alternative might be to provide a suggested implementation using
fn:transform, or a note that it could be so implemented, and mention
non-normatively that the XQuery 3.1 Update draft has a definition for fn:put
that could also be used.

This definition of fn:put() is actually broken in that it can be optimized
away, so it should also be marked impure - we used to have a pragma for that I
think? Or it should return a list of URIs.

So I'm OK with removing it if there can be a note about using fn:transform
instead, but would be happier if it remained with the option of making it a

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