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RE: namespace node implementation

From: Kay, Michael <Michael.Kay@softwareag.com>
Date: Wed, 22 Oct 2003 11:22:02 +0200
Message-ID: <DFF2AC9E3583D511A21F0008C7E62106073DD1F2@daemsg02.software-ag.de>
To: Per Bothner <per@bothner.com>, Michael Brundage <xquery@comcast.net>
Cc: www-ql@w3.org
> Also note that existing XSLT implementations must implement the 
> XSLT/XPath 1.0 semantics of namespaced nodes.  This is very 
> expensive. 

It's probably not as expensive as you imagine, unless you imagine that
because something is described as a "node" in the formal data model, it has
to be represented by an "object" in the implementation. This is of course
far from being the case.

Michael Kay
Received on Wednesday, 22 October 2003 05:22:45 UTC

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