[xquery-talk] xquery & web server in browser

Adam Retter adam.retter at googlemail.com
Wed Jun 17 16:32:56 PDT 2009

This may be of interest -

2009/6/17 Gary Lewis <gary.m.lewis at gmail.com>:
> I'm a new member of the talk list and am uncertain that my question is
> appropriate. Please ignore if it is off topic.
> Can anyone comment on the possibility that xquery could be used as a
> data integration/mashup tool running in a browser that included a web
> server? There's been quite a bit of excitement the past couple days
> about the Opera Unite announcement of its "web server in a web
> browser" concept. Is it possible that xquery, as a
> query/integration/transformation tool, might someday be a plugin to a
> browser (eg, Chrome; Chrome/Wave)?
> I'm asking out of ignorance more than anything. The dots seem to be
> there for the connecting, but I guess that's what I'm asking ... are
> the dots there, are they likely to be connected, or is it just wishful
>  thinking?
>  Just so you have some orientation as to where this question is coming
> from. I'm basically a data user ... someone who uses tools like SQL
> and XQuery and R to do analysis with data. In the course of doing
> this, I've stretched into the IT side of things and designed
> enterprise data warehouses etc. So my interest in
> xquery-in-a-web-server-browser is so I can do cool things with data.
> I'm not interested in actually creating an xquery plugin that would
> make this possible. I wouldn't even know how to start.
> Thanks.
> Gary
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