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RE: XQuery -- Reinventing the Wheel?

Jonathan.Robie@SoftwareAG-USA.com wrote:
> There's been no great rush to create an XML syntax 
> for Java, JavaScript, Visual Basic, or other high 
> level programming languages.  Several people have 
> attempted to make XML syntaxes for SQL, but I have 
> not been impressed by the results.

Encoding any programming language in XML should be
trivial.  I would just tweek some yacc-like parser to 
emit elements.  Surely someone has already done this.

> XQuery's FLWR expressions are quite similar to SQL's
> SELECT/FROM/WHERE.  It may make sense, incidentally,
> to add these to XSLT as well.

XSLT, XQuery, and XPath are on a collision course.  
Perhaps they can eventually fuse into one XML
manipulation language.

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