[xquery-talk] xquery 3.1 wishlist

daniela florescu dflorescu at me.com
Fri Jun 26 09:45:40 PDT 2015

> Let's just say it's a mixed blessing, as IMO neither functional nor imperative typesystems provide all the answers.

I agree with you. It’s a compromise, and honestly, I cannot imagine a better way of doing things…..maybe I am just not smart enough...

If you make it 100% functional it is very hard to program in.

If you make it 100% imperative you kill optimization.

If you make it predicate-based (as SQL) you don’t have enough expressive power.

So …..


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