[xquery-talk] Global variables in XQuery

Martin Probst martin at x-hive.com
Thu Oct 5 18:21:29 PDT 2006

> The right way to implement a counter for instrumentation purposes is
> probably by calling an extension function.

The easiest way is probably to simply use fn:trace(), the built-in  
debugging function. Extensions functions with side-effects are not  
much of an improvement over something like saxon:assign in my opinion.


Martin Probst
X-Hive Corporation

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