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Re: German lesson

Hans-Juergen Rennau <hrennau@yahoo.de> writes:

> ...
> So is there any other functional programming language with a value
> model capturing the concept of a resource as XQuery does (with its
> node model), rather than continuing to think in terms of maps and
> arrays and objects into which resource contents must be translated
> in order to be processed?

I would actually claim that just about the whole XML tool chain has
this property, and the recognition of the centrality of the concept of
the Infoset in 2001 was the key point at which this was recognised.  I
wrote a bunch about this around that time, see e.g.

  _The XML Meta-Architecture_
  XML DevCon, London, 2001-02-21

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