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   Re: RE: [xml-dev] Fwd: War of Attrition (was: [xml-dev] Underwhelmed (WA

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At 10:21 AM 9/26/2002 -0400, Mike Champion wrote:
>9/26/2002 10:10:30 AM, Jonathan Robie 
><jonathan.robie@datadirect-technologies.com> wrote:
>Grrr.  For about the 666th time, Jonathan [we've had this argument for years]
>why don't you call it "SELECT" then???  Yes I *know* that the
>acronym would be pronounced "slower" rather than "flower" but is that REALLY
>worth all the confusion that this will cause down the road?

Because SELECT doesn't do what 'for' does - it is a lot more like 'return' 
in a FLWR expression. XQuery's 'for' is a lot more like FROM in SQL.



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