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/ David Carlisle <davidc@nag.co.uk> was heard to say:
|> Why, I have to ask, didn't you just write SQL in the first place.
| that isn't exactly a ringing endorcement of Xpath2 from a working group
| member.

That wasn't an endorsement one way or another, just a personal observation.

| Why is it that I get the feeling that XSLT group just got tired
| and couldn't be bothered to work on Xpath until it was too late and it 
| had already been severly compromised into a database query language.

I don't know. A lot of the XSL WG requirements talk about typing too.

| I'd believe that if you showed me how in an XSLT2 stylesheet I could say
|   If the XML parser has corrupted my data stop here so I can find a
|   different parser.

You want to be able to test if a schema has been applied, is that it?

                                        Be seeing you,

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