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Dare Obasanjo wrote:
>> Exactly, that's why as a programmer I'd rather stick with the
>> language I'm doing most of the application development with anyway
>> complexity of that language plus all the idiosyncracies of XQuery &
>> XML Schema as well.
To which I responded:
For the examples I've compared, I wind up writing about 4 times as much
code using that approach, and it definitely takes more time to write and
maintain that code.
Then Dare Obasanjo wrote:
> Can you give me the input XML and expected output so I can see
> whether XQuery really takes 4 times less code than E4X or C-Omega? In
> fact, I have an article due this month and that would be an
> interesting topic to cover.
I have compared use SAX or DOM to process either pure XML or to create
XML structures from relational databases. Your response indicates that I
was talking about E4X or C-Omega - I wasn't.
I don't know E4X. C-Omega makes sense to me, but I wonder if it has an