[xquery-talk] [ANN] BaseX 6.5, Homepage Relaunch

Christian Grün christian.gruen at gmail.com
Mon Jan 17 18:39:46 PST 2011

Dear all,

We are excited to announce Version 6.5 of BaseX, which offers the
following new features:

= Storage
- Text compression, shrinking text nodes up to 50%
- Enhanced collection support
- Backup functionality
- Built-in importers: HTML, Text, CSV

= XQuery
- XQuery 3.0 features, including GROUP BY and SWITCH statements
- New file, HTTP, database and full-text functions
- Built-in Lucene and Snowball Stemming for XQuery Full Text

- New TreeView visualization
- Improved database management

= APIs
- JAX-RX now supports hierarchical paths and external variables
- Language Bindings extended with query iterators

Thanks to your continuous feedback on BaseX! You can be sure that the
project itself will remain Open Source, no matter what.

We are looking forward to your responses,

BaseX Team 2011

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