[xquery-talk] questions about security and dynamically constructedqueries

Michael Kay mhk at mhk.me.uk
Tue Oct 21 23:41:10 PDT 2003

> I would expect most implementations would support this, possibly 
> exception those those that only support "stored queries".  After all 
> most databases allow you to create SQL dynamically, so you 
> there is no 
> reason not to do the same for XQuery.  And implementation 
> that are not 
> tied to a database will probably also mostly allow dynamic query 
> construction.  This certainly includes Qexo.
> Perhaps I'm misunderstanding your question.

I think he's looking for something like the dyn:evaluate() function in
EXSLT. This isn't provided in XQuery 1.0 (nor in XSLT 2.0, to my

Michael Kay

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