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

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In <00c501c1f8aa$8fd5b240$4bc8a8c0@AlletteSystems.com>, "Rick Jelliffe"
<ricko@allette.com.au> wrote:
|  From: "Michael Kay" <michael.h.kay@ntlworld.com>
|> This change was made because database systems need to use indexes to
|> evaluate boolean expressions. 
| Why is it a requirement that XPath2 pander to DBMS-specific functions?

AFAICT, it isn't a requirement.  It's a teleological imperative.  That's
what "we need data types" has always been about.


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