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Re: XPath/XSLT 2.0 concerns


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Jeni Tennison wrote:

> As a W3C XML Schema user, I'm frustrated by the inability to actually
> get at all the "interesting" information that validation against a
> schema adds to a document, and want XPath 2.0 to give me that
> mechanism. 

The problem with that wordview is that Xpath/Xquery are clearly mostly 
going to be used at application run-time.  I think the proportion of 
cases where XMLSchema validation happens at application run-time is 
going to be way short of 100%.  I personally think's actually going to 
be way short of 25%, it's useful for design support and debugging but 
it's just not at the right level for business-logic validation.

The basic notion getting wired into XQuery and friends that you've 
basically always run it through a schema is theoretically interesting 
but WRONG.

> I think that XQuery has been really held back from really addressing
> the community of schema users by the requirement to be simple

I see no evidence in XQuery in any evidence whatsoever in simplicity.

, and
> that XSLT 2.0 has been vastly complicated by the requirement to supply
> schema information. 

Agreed. -Tim


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