[xquery-talk] RE: Future of XQuery and XQuery Update Faclilty
lord at emf.net
Mon Oct 22 14:47:41 PDT 2007
Jonathan Robie wrote:
> 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 domain.
I disagree but I bet we both agree we're at the "leave it at that" point
in very nice conversation.
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