[xquery-talk] Open source XQuery processors
Benito van der Zander
benito at benibela.de
Fri May 8 00:21:30 PDT 2015
oh, you did add it last year.
Now it is listed there three times!
Once as VideLibri from the time it was XPath 2 only. (still has a
"accept only XPath 2" mode)
On 05/08/2015 02:52 AM, Liam R. E. Quin wrote:
> 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?
>>> 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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