Re: RE: XQuery and DTD/Schema?
At 02:36 PM 7/8/2002 -0400, Simon St.Laurent wrote: >At 02:16 PM 7/8/2002 -0400, Jonathan Robie wrote: > >>Regardless, the best way to get a feel for what makes XQuery useful and >>attractive may be to download one of the more complete implementations >>and play with it. It takes time to grasp a new technology. And then >>perhaps the next time around we can discuss XQuery in terms of the >>language itself, with sample queries and concrete scenarios. > >Sorry Jonathan, but at this point I'm not in the mood to play with >700-page specifications that do both more and less than I need. (Yes, I'd >like update too.) I'll take another look at XQuery when it clearly >presents a subset for work with well-formed XML only, without inflicting >typed expectations on that understanding. I'm not willing to waste my >time playing in toxic turf controlled by an organization in which I have >little faith. OK, but in that case, please don't waste too much of our time with expert opinions on a technology you haven't taken the time to learn. Jonathan
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