> -----Original Message-----
> From: Charles Reitzel [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Sent: Monday, February 19, 2001 2:47 PM
> To: email@example.com
> Subject: RE: intertwined specs
> IMHO, without some corresponding XML database standard, XML
> Query doesn't even makes sense as a standard.
What would an "XML database standard" look like? FWIW, I think of XML itself as the "XML database standard."
As a wild guess, maybe you're asking for something akin to the relational data model and relational algebra to be in place before we go building something akin to SQL?