[xquery-talk] Node sorting of node from different documents in
john.snelson at oracle.com
Tue Feb 26 14:56:52 PST 2008
That's my understanding of the specification as well.
Frans Englich wrote:
> What should this query evaluate to?
> declare function local:function($arg)
> (<a>1</a>, <a>2</a>)/local:function(string(.))
> My conclusion is that it can either evaluate to:
> because the node sorting done at the end is working on temporary/separate tree
> fragments(the ones returned from the function) and therefore the order is
> implementation dependent(but stable).
> That's how I read the spec, but on the other hand I find it counter intuitive
> for the user, so maybe I've missed something?
> talk at x-query.com
John Snelson, Oracle Corporation http://snelson.org.uk/john
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