[xquery-talk] [Announce] BaseX 4.0

Kevin S. Clarke ksclarke at gmail.com
Tue Jan 8 21:29:52 PST 2008

Sorry, that was a question specific to BaseX so probably shouldn't
have gone to the XQuery list as a whole.  The BaseX fellow answered
privately that it is something that will be fixed in a future release.
 Sorry for the noise.


On Jan 8, 2008 4:48 PM, Michael Kay <mike at saxonica.com> wrote:
> > I have another question.
> Is this a question about the BaseX 4.0 product in particular (as mentioned
> in your title), or is it a general XQuery question?
> > I loaded a document with a default
> > namespace and then wrote an XQuery to query it.  The XPaths
> > in my XQuery only worked if I didn't use the namespace prefix
> > I'd declared in my XQuery.
> It helps to show the essence of your source document and the essence of your
> query. It's very hard for readers to spot bugs in code that they can't see.
> >  Is there something special I need to do when loading a
> > document so that namespaces are recognized?
> Just make sure that the expanded name (namespace plus local name) used in
> the query matches the expanded name of the element in the source document.
> Michael Kay
> http://www.saxonica.com/

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