[xquery-talk] Open source XQuery processors
Liam R. E. Quin
liam at w3.org
Thu May 7 17:52:17 PDT 2015
On Thu, 2015-05-07 at 21:33 +0200, Benito van der Zander wrote:
> I wrote one: http://videlibri.sourceforge.net/xidel.html
Benito, I'm glad you posted - I added Xidel to www.w3.org/XML/Query
and should have added it last year.
> Online version:
> http://videlibri.sourceforge.net/cgi-bin/xidelcgi?xquery=(1 to 50)
> It is interpreting a language half way between XQuery 1 and XQuery 3
> at the moment.
> As well as JSONiq.
> Sometimes its error checking is too weak and it evaluates stuff that
> is not valid XQuery
> Originally it was a library app, which lets you view your library
> account and do stuff like automatically
> renewing everything, before it is due.
> To allow everyone to add their own catalog without much effort, I
> implemented a language similar
> to XPath with some extensions. But then everyone said that is far
> too complicated and they won't do it.
> So I had mostly stopped working on that aspect and changed it to
> become a standard-compatible
> XQuery engine instead, without anything related to libraries.
> On 05/07/2015 07:06 PM, Schwartz, Christine wrote:
> > I’m preparing an ALA preconference session for librarians titled
> > “Using XQuery as a Library Metadata Tool.” I’d like to provide the
> > attendees with a list of XQuery resources so they can set up their
> > own XQuery programming environment at their home institutions.
> > Open source software is usually preferred by librarians,
> > especially for grant projects.
> > I feel a little handicapped in this area as I’ve been using
> > MarkLogic for over seven years and have not had to work with open
> > source XQuery tools.
> > Any recommendations on what should be on this list?
> > Thanks,
> > Chris
> > Christine Schwartz
> > Metadata Librarian and XML Database Administrator
> > Princeton Theological Seminary Library
> > 25 Library Place
> > Princeton, NJ 08540
> > christine.schwartz at ptsem.edu<mailto:christine.schwartz at ptsem.edu>
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