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Hi Soumitra

My 5 cents is wait for the Update. If the XQuery goes to rec. without
update, everybody will invent their own update, and a mes will prevail.


> -----Oprindelig meddelelse-----
> Fra: Soumitra Sengupta [mailto:soumitra@b-bop.com]
> Sendt: 23. december 2001 17:48
> Til: Champion, Mike
> Cc: xml-dev@lists.xml.org
> Emne: Re: [xml-dev] W3C's five new XQuery/Xpath2 working 
> drafts - Stil l
> missing Updates
> I remember seeing a comment by Michael Rys in this group.  He said 
> something like - the group ran out of bandwidth to deal with the 
> UPDATE.semantics at this time and will visit it later.  My 
> question is 
> this - Is it better to let the XQuery get to recommendation without 
> UPDATE now and then deal with it later? or Is it better to delay this 
> and have a more complete XQuery recommendation a few months later?
> I do not know the answer to this yet but would like to hear other 
> opinions.  As Mike points out, if there are enough people on 
> the side of 
> deciding on UPDATE now, there maybe time to deal with this.
> Soumitra
> Champion, Mike wrote:
> >
> >
> >Anyway, I [personally, the corporate line may be different] 
> agree that
> >XQuery badly needs update support sooner rather than later.   I can't
> >imagine that people feel as strongly about this issue as 
> they do about
> >patents, but look what happened when the rest of the world 
> told the W3C that
> >the patent policy working group was going down an unacceptable path
> >
> >
> >
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