[xquery-talk] xquery 3.1 wishlist

Michael Kay mike at saxonica.com
Sun Jun 28 12:01:05 PDT 2015

> On 28 Jun 2015, at 19:32, W.S. Hager <wshager at gmail.com> wrote:
> One more consideration: function calls seem to be more expensive than inline expressions.

Saxon and I’m sure other products will inline function calls when they consider it appropriate. Because XQuery is side-effect-free and has no polymorphism, this is a pretty straightforward optimization.

> And then there's that baggage of a custom library...

I’m not sure what you’re referring to here.

Michael Kay

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