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   Re: [xml-dev] Anyone wanna speculate about what this means?

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>>>>> "MK" == Michael Kay <michael.h.kay@ntlworld.com> writes:

    MK> XQuery will definitely give benefits, though, when searching
    MK> large indexed databases. I think there are sound technical
    MK> reasons why XQuery is more amenable to that kind of
    MK> optimization than XSLT is: and in any case, I don't see anyone
    MK> trying to produce an XSLT implementation that can handle this
    MK> scenario.

Could you expand a bit on those "sound technical reasons"? I just
finished doing an XPath implementation on top of a database. As I
understood it, XPath expressions form the basis for XQuery as well as
XSLT, so the distinction should be in xSLT specific things, right?


Berend. (-:


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