[xquery-talk] [xml-dev] Mistakes made in the design of XQuery 3.1
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Wed May 20 23:47:19 PDT 2015
On Wed, May 13, 2015 at 1:38 PM, daniela florescu <dflorescu at me.com> wrote:
> The unfortunate choice of those two keywords (“for” and “return” instead
> of “from” and “select’) in XQuery had
> such a HUGE impact on adoption (or not) of XQuery, it’s amazing.
> It’s not too late to add the macros…..and make XQuery understandable to
> people who only want to see
> select… from ...
Not co-opting a hardcore JSON zealot. I mean look at what they have
achieved with propaganda and myths and then imagine what could be possible
if you could convert a couple of them. Then again it could be like trying
to switch someone's sexual orientation (it's worth pondering why that
comparison is apt).
Not calling it JQuery.
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