[xquery-talk] get highest number

Michael Kay mike at saxonica.com
Wed May 14 14:52:56 PDT 2008

> this makes it slightly faster, but still takes around 30 seconds...
> Then it is probably better to retieve all IDs and to process 
> the max value in my application afterwards.

Or switch to a better XQuery processor. I find it hard to imagine why a
product should take noticeably longer to evaluate max(//@id) than it takes
to evaluate //@id.

Michael Kay

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