[xquery-talk] At risk: Static typing

Liam Quin liam at w3.org
Sun Nov 6 19:05:19 PST 2005

On Sun, Nov 06, 2005 at 11:11:18PM +0100, Torsten Grust wrote:
> In this context, my question is: to which extent need I be ''worried''
> that static typing will not make it into the Recommendation?
> P.S.  I understand that the Galx static typing implementation undergoes
> a major rewrite.  We're even prepared to help, i.e., tweak our
> implementation of static typing such that it counts as an implementation
> in the eyes of the formal W3C process. ;-)

We need at least two implementations, as determined by the XQuery
test suite.  The test suite is not immutable -- e.g. if it contains
errors, we welcome fixes of course.

So an extra implementation could be a great help.


(W3C participant and Staff contact for the XML Query WG)

Liam Quin, W3C XML Activity Lead, http://www.w3.org/People/Quin/
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