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Don Demsak wrote:
> One of my major complaints with the W3C (and other standards
> organizations) is that they just produce standards, not
> implementations of the standards. I understand that software
> companies have a vested interest in releasing products according to a
> specification, but without having a publicly accessible implementation
> of the spec to work with during the draft process it makes it very
> difficult to create test cases. The writers of the spec have to
> resort to thought exercises to test their ideas.
I understand your concerns about the release date of XQuery which has
indeed been in production for a while, but where implementations are
concerned I wasn't under the impression that there was nothing to work from:
There's none listed from MS, but then they're hardly the only solution.