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   Re: [xml-dev] What niche is XQuery targeting?

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I suppose it's a matter of semantics. If you view queries as
translations, then translating messages is indeed a major (the only?) 
use of XQuery. I was thinking of it only in the context of message 

-- Ron

Michael Champion wrote:
> I'm missing something here -- "translating messages" is pretty much at
> the core of "data integration scenarios".   XQuery lets you do that as
> part of the query on a data source, and XSLT encourages more of a
> message pipeline approach, I guess.  Ultimately they have
> approximately the same capabilities, and the same challenges .


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