[xquery-talk] making a case for maps in xquery

James Fuller james.fuller.2007 at gmail.com
Fri Jul 22 05:39:27 PDT 2011

On Fri, Jul 22, 2011 at 1:18 PM, Michael Kay <mike at saxonica.com> wrote:
> I agree. I'm sure this feature will become commonplace even if we don't
> manage to get it into the spec. But it would be really nice to have it
> standard.

a note then ?

> I don't think there's much serious opposition to the idea in principle. Just
> some people want to do it "better" than the current proposed spec, some
> people want time to chew over it, some people want to ship XQuery 3.0 now
> with no new features - all the usual difficulties.

I am all for doing things properly ... though was hopeful that with so
much implementation experience (and upcoming face to face at Balisage)
that getting a usable 80% would be a straightforward intersection to
reach, perhaps I am being too naive.


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