[xquery-talk] RE: Future of XQuery and XQuery Update Faclilty

Michael Kay mike at saxonica.com
Mon Oct 22 18:19:36 PDT 2007

> > The pending update list is purely an abstraction used 
> internally by an 
> > implementation. What benefit would there be to 
> externalizing it in a 
> > standard way? How would you propose to do this with "straight XML"?
> >
> I'll highlight four benefits:

I can see the attraction, but it seems to force XQuery processors to
implement the language in a way that is a very direct and naive realization
of the way the language is specified, which leaves little room for

Michael Kay

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