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Re: XQuery -- Reinventing the Wheel?

Uche Ogbuji wrote:

> I still need to hear these pressing arguments that XSLT is *fundamentally*
> incapable for large-scale query.  The state of first-generation
> implemenations is no argument.  There will also be a first generation of
> XQuery engines.

Are you sure? My prediction is that Rick Jelliffe develops 'Queratron', combining
the abbreviated syntax of XQuery and any existing XSLT engine. We all declare
victory and go away happy...:-)


Marcus Carr                      email:  mrc@allette.com.au
Allette Systems (Australia)      www:    http://www.allette.com.au
"Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler."
       - Einstein