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"David Carlisle" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
>> From my examinations, it would appear that XQuery is a superset of XSLT.
> Don't you have that backwards?
> Xquery is essentially XSLT 1 (ie no xsl:for-each-group or
> xsl:analyse-function) plus function definitions (in XSLT 2, but available
> in several xslt 1 systems as an extension) and plus Xpath2 (also in XSLT2
> unfortuately) and without xsl:apply-templates and with some dodgy ad hoc
> syntax that looks a bit like xml but isn't.
XQuery is essentially much poorer in functionality than XSLT 1.0. It lacks
something very significant: