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Jimmy WuSubject: xquery element tag name
Author: Jimmy Wu
Date: 31 May 2007 01:45 AM
Originally Posted: 31 May 2007 01:44 AM
Hi,
can anyone tell me how to make a dynamic element tag?

for exmple here is my xml document:

<db>
<staff>
<row>
<name>John</name>
<position>Lecturer</position>
<faculty>law</faculty>
</row>
<row>
<name>Mary</name>
<position>Professor</position>
<faculty>information-technology</faculty>
</row>
<row>
<name>Lucy</name>
<position>Professor</position>
<faculty>law</faculty>
</row>
<row>
<name>Mike</name>
<position>Lecturer</position>
<faculty>information-technology</faculty>
</row>
</staff>

i wanna to use the info from faculty as my element tag without created manually, like:
<Faculties>
<information-technology>
<test></test>
</information-technology>
<law>
<test></test>
</law>
</Faculties>

My xquery is like below:
<Faculties>
{
for $r in doc("researchnet.xml")/db
for $f in distinct-values($r/staff/row/faculty)
for $faculty in name($f)
order by $faculty
return
<$faculty>
</$faculty>
}
</Faculties>

but the output gaves me an error of it:
Error on line 7 column 1 of file:/C:/saxonb8-9j/faculty.xq:
XPST0003: XQuery syntax error in $... by $faculty return <$faculty>#:
Invalid element name <$faculty>
Static error(s) in query


can anyone help me with it.. please please :'(

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Alberto MassariSubject: xquery element tag name
Author: Alberto Massari
Date: 31 May 2007 07:57 AM
See http://www.stylusstudio.com/SSDN/default.asp?action=9&read=6548&fid=57

 
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