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The XPath fn:doc function: manifold motions making little speed

Hi Folks,

First, a poem from Samuel Taylor Coleridge:

	The butterfly the ancient Grecians made
	The soul's fair emblem, and its only name--
	But of the soul, escaped the slavish trade
	Of mortal life!--For in this earthly frame
	Ours is the reptile's lot, much toil, much blame,
	Manifold motions making little speed,
	And to deform and kill the things whereon we feed.

Now, from the Balisage paper by Hans-Juergen Rennau:

	Regarded as a means of navigation, the fn:doc 
	function produces "manifold motion making 
	little speed" as it delivers only one result item 
	per item of knowledge. The fn:collection function 
	offers multiple items for the price of a single URI, 
	but the collection is a pre-defined unit, which 
	often will not match the actual requirements.


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