[xquery-talk] XQuery Feature: Grouping

Jonathan Robie jonathan.robie at datadirect.com
Mon Feb 27 10:58:41 PST 2006

Martin Probst wrote:
>> I have a question: what do people on this mailing list
>> think that is missing most in XQuery ?
> >From a database perspective: grouping with a proper operator.

Can you be more specific about what you think this grouping operator 
should do? I've been in a lot of discussions on grouping, and people 
have quite different expectations of what a grouping expression should 
do in an XML query language - obviously, SQL grouping does not fit this 
data model very well.


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