[xquery-talk] RE: Future of XQuery and XQuery Update Faclilty
jonathan.robie at redhat.com
Mon Oct 22 16:54:30 PDT 2007
Thomas Lord wrote:
> If, in some context, an XQuery is expected to yield a "plain XML"
> description of pending updates, then it can lazily evaluate these
> results, optimistically performing updates in exactly the manner you
> describe, as the query itself is still running.
The goal of the update language is to allow XML instances to be
modified, not to create plain XML descriptions of pending updates. What
you describe could be useful, but it's a completely different problem
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