[xquery-talk] SPARQL to XQuery transformation

Michael Kay mike at saxonica.com
Wed Apr 29 00:28:09 PDT 2009

> It might be *possible* to do in XQuery but its not a simple 
> "translation" of one query language to another, it would take 
> writing an inference engine in xquery.  quite a project.

If you can write an interpreter for a query language then you can write a
compiler for it. And compiling into XQuery is probably easier than compiling
into machine code. So as far as I can see, it doesn't look intrinsically
impossible at all.

Michael Kay

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