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Re: [xml-dev] what's missing in XML? What's coming?

On 3 January 2012 11:15, David Lee <dlee@calldei.com> wrote:
> The *purpose* of XDM is to be the input to XQuery and XSLT. They are
> only defined to operate over XDM instances. I think I must not be
> Try sending a sequence, non document node or atomic type as the primary
> input to xquery or xslt.
> Not supported, very annoying for languages that as you say whose purpose is
> process is processing XDM

It's worked around easily enough by using a standalone transform and
supplying it as a parameter, or by pulling it in using a combination
of unparsed-text(), some wrapper markup and a parse() extension.

I think primary input xml might die off as the language evolves.

Andrew Welch

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