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   Re: [xml-dev] XML, XQueries, and Databases: Hot Questions?

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Burak Emir wrote:

> Progamming API for XML query languages should make programming easy.
> Here's an apparently very controversial question: Easy for the database
> writer, or for the application writer?

The question isn't at all controversial. The answer is obvious: easy for 
the application writer. The same could be said for any API. The goal of 
having an API at all is to make life easier for the person who uses the 
API. The problem is implementing the obvious answer.

Elliotte Rusty Harold  elharo@metalab.unc.edu
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