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On Mon, Dec 27, 2004 at 09:48:36PM -0500, Michael Champion wrote:
> XQuery has a real-world value proposition as a query language for XML
> content, whether it be in a specialized XML DB or an XML type in an
> RDBMS. Few disagree.
Don't forget that a projection of relational tables into the
XPath 2 Data Model is also possible, so that it becomes possible to
use XQuery over "normal" (non-XML) relational tables. There are
implementations (both open source and proprietary) doing that today.
Liam Quin, W3C XML Activity Lead, http://www.w3.org/People/Quin/