[xquery-talk] Selecting everything before and after path, but without duplicated leafs

Florent Georges lists at fgeorges.org
Mon Feb 11 17:47:29 PST 2008

"J. Zhang" wrote:


> XPST0003: XQuery syntax error in #...elected) then return
>     <SELECT>{#: expected "else", found ">"
> Static error(s) in query

> I don't see any mistake in the syntax. The error is probably
> generated by the "if" statement, I assume it can take a "return"?

  Nop.  The format of if-else is:

    if ( condition ) then

  There is no 'return' keyword there.  Remember the aim of the
instructions is to build a sequence, not to break the evaluation (then
it will be maybe more clear why no 'return' keyword is needed).



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