[xquery-talk] XQuery and Item Orientation
john.snelson at oracle.com
Wed Jan 21 11:26:56 PST 2009
Brian Maso wrote:
> I like that XQuery has tight focus -- I think of it as a functional DSL
> for processing XML, and that's a great thing. (Adding functions as
> first-class types would really kick ass, though!) But adding "methods"
> to XSD types? Eh (shrug).
Of course once you have first-class functions, you can do object
oriented programming anyway. :-)
John Snelson, Oracle Corporation http://snelson.org.uk/john
Berkeley DB XML: http://oracle.com/database/berkeley-db/xml
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