[xquery-talk] how to optimaly denormalize 1-to-many relationships with XQuery

Michael Kay mike at saxonica.com
Mon Aug 13 02:04:48 PDT 2012

 >But as a side note: Do you have any insight in how expensive child, 
parent, ancestor and descendant operations are? Should one avoid those 
if possible?

This kind of thing is going to vary enormously depending on the 
implementation (not just the product you are using, but perhaps also on 
variables such as whether the input is provided in DOM form or in some 
other form).

Michael Kay

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