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RE: XQuery -- Reinventing the Wheel?
- From: Brian Miller <email@example.com>
- To: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Date: Thu, 22 Feb 2001 10:10:20 -0800 (PST)
> There's been no great rush to create an XML syntax
> 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
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