[xquery-talk] OT - XPath 2 book recommendation

R. Mark Volkmann mark at ociweb.com
Tue Jun 7 20:32:30 PDT 2005

Quoting Michael Kay <mhk at mhk.me.uk>:

> > Can anyone comment on the number of changes in the latest
> > working draft that are
> > not covered in this book or the likelihood of additional
> > changes before XPath 2
> > becomes a recommendation?
> I actually took a quick look through myself a week or two ago. There are a
> few small features that have been added to the language since the book was
> published, but the changes are surprisingly small, given the amount of time
> that the WGs have spent on it. We seem to spend most of our time nowadays
> arguing about things like leap seconds that will only affect 0.0001% of
> users and that the book therefore doesn't mention.

Ah, that's good news.  Are you planning to list the changes between your book
and the latest working draft on the web somewhere?

R. Mark Volkmann
Partner, Object Computing, Inc.

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