[xquery-talk] Problem in validating XQuery

David Carlisle davidc at nag.co.uk
Sun Sep 30 23:45:32 PDT 2007

Not immediately obvious from the error message but you'd thrown the
parser off track as  you are missing two </route>. Neither <route> is
closed. (as the <route> isn't closed, the } doesn't match the { at the
start of the query.

Not sure what's intended by 
if(fn:compare($i/text(), 'turnonto')) 
but fn:compare (which you can write as compare, the fn prefix isn't
needed) doesn't return a boolean but rather -1,1 or 0.
If you are testing for the turnonto element in your input sample that
would be if($i/turnonto)

In general it's best to avoid using text() (it makes your query very
fragile in the presence of comments etc

is better written as


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