[xquery-talk] xquery 3.1 wishlist
wshager at gmail.com
Fri Jun 26 09:08:24 PDT 2015
Indeed! Thanks David.
2015-06-26 17:52 GMT+02:00 David Carlisle <davidc at nag.co.uk>:
> On 26/06/2015 16:33, W.S. Hager wrote:
>> Sorry, what I meant is: how did sequences come into XPath? Was it
>> borrowed from another system or did it appear first in XPath?
> It's a modification of the node set datatype introduced in xpath 1
> (which didn't have sequences) Xpath 1 didn't have a type corresponding
> to a node (or item) only node set, so treating a single item as the same
> as a set of size 1 was more or less a requirement (and a very elegant
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