[xquery-talk] Is there any point of using xml:id with an xml db?

Andrew Welch andrew.j.welch at gmail.com
Thu May 5 05:44:34 PDT 2011


Is there any benefit to using xml:id with an xml database, over a
plain old id attribute with a range index?  (lookup performance rather
than uniqueness checking)

Out of interest, if you did use xml:id and then create a range index
for that, which would get used?

Andrew Welch

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