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   RE: [xml-dev] XPath 2.0 - how much of XQuery should it include?

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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jonathan Robie 
> [mailto:jonathan.robie@datadirect-technologies.com] 
> Sent: Thursday, May 09, 2002 1:38 PM
> To: Jeni Tennison
> Cc: xml-dev@lists.xml.org
> Subject: [xml-dev] XPath 2.0 - how much of XQuery should it include?
> >The closest that XPath 2.0 has to use cases is a bunch of 
> requirements. 
> >I can't see anything in that which indicates that cast, 
> treat, assert 
> >or validate is required for XPath 2.0, although there might be 
> >technical reasons that I haven't seen.
> I would love to hear more opinions on this question.
> And what other features of XPath 2.0 do you think are 
> overkill for XPath? 
> Is it a mistake for XPath to try to incorporate so much of 
> XQuery, or is 
> this what users really want?
A mistake doesn't even begin to describe the degree of folly. 

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