[xquery-talk] Help Support XQuery in the Microsoft .NET Framework2.0

Uday Subbarayan uday.s at comcast.net
Fri Apr 29 16:41:29 PDT 2005

Today I saw a news article in theserverside.com,
"I attended a seminar by Anders Hejlsberg, Microsoft Chief Architect for 
C#. He said that Microsoft were working on native support for SQL in C#."/

So, they are dropping XQuery and creating something equivalent to SQLJ 
for C# ...


Michael Kay wrote:

> While I share your beliefs in the value of XQuery to users, I'm quite 
> happy for Microsoft to leave the market to third parties ;-)
> Michael Kay
> http://www.saxonica.com/
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>     *From:* talk-bounces at xquery.com [mailto:talk-bounces at xquery.com]
>     *On Behalf Of *StylusStudio
>     *Sent:* 28 April 2005 19:55
>     *To:* talk at xquery.com
>     *Subject:* [xquery-talk] Help Support XQuery in the Microsoft .NET
>     Framework2.0
>     Dear XQuery-Talk,
>     Microsoft announced that they are dropping XQuery from their next
>     release of the .NET Framework, 2.0 (Whidbey). Since Microsoft
>     ships .NET Framework only every 3 or so years, cutting XQuery from
>     Whidbey means that the next opportunity for XQuery to find its way
>     into .NET Framework won't be until around 2009, and even then it's
>     far from a sure thing. That's why it's so important that the
>     community of XQuery developers makes XQuery a priority for Microsoft.
>     Stylus Studio believes that XQuery's has broader applicability
>     then just an XML querying language but is also an important
>     mid-tier data integration and Web service enabling technology, and
>     therefore should not be dropped from the Microsoft .NET 2.0
>     Framework. Stylus Studio is asking for any developer who shares
>     this vision and to sign the petition online at:
>     http://www.stylusstudio.com/xqueryforall/
>     Sincerely,
>     The Stylus Studio Team
>     http://www.stylusstudio.com <http://www.stylusstudio.com/>
>talk at xquery.com

 Uday Subbarayan           					
 I don't blog but e-write: http://uds-web.blogspot.com		

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