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RE: interoperable implementations of XQuery

From: Michael Kay <mhk@mhk.me.uk>
Date: Sat, 16 Oct 2004 00:02:59 +0100
To: "'Michael Dyck'" <jmdyck@ibiblio.org>, <www-ql@w3.org>
Message-ID: <E1CIb6k-0003Ix-Bz@frink.w3.org>

"Interoperable" is W3C-speak for compatible: i.e., different implementations
produce the same output when given the same input. It's a strange use of the
word, but it has become institutionalised.

Michael Kay 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: www-ql-request@w3.org [mailto:www-ql-request@w3.org] On 
> Behalf Of Michael Dyck
> Sent: 15 October 2004 18:24
> To: www-ql@w3.org
> Subject: interoperable implementations of XQuery
> 
> 
> Over on xml-dev, Jonathan Robie mentioned interoperable 
> implementations
> of XQuery.
> 
> I can understand what "interoperable implementations" means 
> when a spec
> defines a sender+receiver, or producer+consumer, or writer+reader. But
> what would it mean for two XQuery implementations to be interoperable?
> 
> -Michael
> 
> 
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