[xquery-talk] Problems with query on different doccument

Jonathan Robie jonathan.robie at datadirect.com
Thu Nov 30 11:24:24 PST 2006

The problem is in this line:


On the left side of the slash you have a string, and you are trying to 
find element children of that string. I think you are actually looking 
for some element that contains an attribute with that value. Perhaps you 
are looking for an appinfo containing a code element with an attribute 
that matches the string? Then you might use something like this:



Giulio Rizzo wrote:
> Hi
> I have a problem, I have to query the schema to take
> some data and than use it in another query on a
> document XML instance of the schema. I tried something
> like this:
> xquery version "1.0";
> for $name in doc("casodistudio.xsd")//xs:element
> [xs:annotation/xs:appinfo/type = 'entity']/@name
> for $pr in 
> doc("casodistudio.xml")//string($name)/code
> return <code pr="{$pr}"/>
> What I'm trying here is to get all the name of the
> entity from the schema (contained in the attribute
> name of some xs:element, the one with the specified
> appinfo). With this name I want to query the instance
> to get all the attribute code (the key of the entity).
> The results is an empty query, maybe i missunderstood
> the use of the function "string".
> I espect the query to works like: if the value in the
> attribute is, i.e., ASL, the query string(name)/code
> must be equivalent to ASL/code.
> Thanks to everibody for the attention and sorry for my
> bad english.
> Giulio
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