[xquery-talk] Article: "Five Practical XQuery Applications"
mike at clarkware.com
Tue Aug 19 10:29:28 PDT 2003
Mark R Maxey wrote:
> I'll throw out the use cases I'm looking at - using web services against
> heterogeneous data sources. We have a number of data sources - RDBMSs,
> Excel docs, and proprietary formatted files - which we want to allow to
> be exposed via web services, i.e., provide services which queries the
> data sources and returns large XML docs. Sometimes, these queries are
> for reporting purposes.
Indeed, the ability to query multiple, disparate sources in one pass
seems to be a distinct advantage to using XQuery over XSLT.
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