[xquery-talk] Collections - family relationships

Liam R E Quin liam at w3.org
Sun Jan 5 18:16:10 PST 2014

On Sun, 2014-01-05 at 22:23 +0000, David Lee wrote:
> Seems there is no guarantee that
>    uri-collection()!doc(.)   produces the same results as collection()

Right - collection() really marks the border of what we (W3C) could
standardize at the time, when many implementations of XQuery do not (for
example) use a database at all, or store a representation of parsed and
data-typed XML in ISAM or in a single relational field accessible from


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