[xquery-talk] FLOWR vs Xpath axis syntax - Performance

Ihe Onwuka ihe.onwuka at googlemail.com
Wed Aug 1 18:09:29 PDT 2012

On Tue, Jul 31, 2012 at 5:25 PM, Ihe Onwuka <ihe.onwuka at googlemail.com> wrote:
> I vaguely remember reading somewhere that a preference for what I
> would call axis notation has performance advantages over the
> equivalent FLOWR code.
> I certainly recall reading that  XPath predicates perform better than
> where clauses in FLOWR.
> I would appreciate clarification, confirmation or correction and
> general enllightenment.

I have stumbled across my original source (I think) at least for the
2nd paragraph.


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