[xquery-talk] Collections - family relationships
mike at saxonica.com
Sun Jan 5 13:48:27 PST 2014
On 5 Jan 2014, at 21:24, David Lee <dlee at calldei.com> wrote:
> Arg ... so your saying index-of causes a string atomization ?
> Ug. I know it wants item* and uses "eq" as the comparison but didn't realize that would stringify documents ...
Actually the function signature for index-of expects xs:anyAtomicType, which means that if you supply a node it is atomized during the function call.
> Do you know of a sequence function that uses document or node ID's ?
union, intersect, difference....
The function index-of-node() is given as an example of a function you can write yourself:
Generally the functions in this appendix were considered for inclusion in the spec, and rejected because they can easily be implemented as user-defined functions.
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