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   RE: [xml-dev] XPath 1.5? (was RE: [xml-dev] typing and markup)

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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jonathan Robie 
> [mailto:jonathan.robie@datadirect-technologies.com] 
> Sent: Tuesday, May 07, 2002 11:41 AM
> To: David Carlisle
> Cc: xml-dev@lists.xml.org
> Subject: Re: [xml-dev] XPath 1.5? (was RE: [xml-dev] typing 
> and markup)
> >In an Xpath/XSLT setting (if not XML Query) the support for schema 
> >complex types vastly complicates the specification for very small 
> >benefit and doesn't address any issue with Xpath/XSLT that has been 
> >raised on any XSLT forum that I've seen over the last couple 
> of years.
> Here's one such issue: I want to write a query or a transform 
> whose output 
> is guaranteed to be XHTML. I don't want to validate my output 
> each time to 
> see if it succeeded.

I thought we went down this road before. This is IMPOSSIBLE to guarantee
without post-validation of the query results. Plus, I haven't seen
anything in any of the XQuery specs that indicates this is something
that XQuery can come remotely close to solving. 

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