XQ4JMichael Kay mhk at mhk.me.uk
Sat Oct 15 00:54:51 PDT 2005
It's a long story, too long for this time on a Friday night. But a large part of it was a strong campaign by people outside the WG who felt that W3C should not be defining Java language bindings. Michael Kay > -----Original Message----- > From: http://xquery.com/mailman/listinfo/talk > [mailto:http://xquery.com/mailman/listinfo/talk] On Behalf Of Frank Cohen > Sent: 14 October 2005 22:58 > To: http://xquery.com/mailman/listinfo/talk > Subject: Re: XQ4J > > Want to point me to a portion of the XSLT spec to learn why the > "effort was abandoned"? > > -Frank > > > On Oct 14, 2005, at 2:44 PM, Michael Kay wrote: > > >> > >> Jeff Dexter's blog entry this week talks about J4XQ. > >> > >> "What I'm talking about is J4XQ. If Java can have an > XQuery API, why > >> shouldn't XQuery have a standard Java API." > >> > >> http://www.xquerynow.com/dexterblog/j4xq.html > >> > >> Has anyone in the XQuery world considered this? > >> > >> > > > > If they do, I hope they will > > > > (a) read http://www.w3.org/TR/2001/WD-xslt11-20010824/, and > > > > (b) understand why the effort was abandoned after a year's work. > > > > That's not to say it shouldn't be done; just that it > shouldn't be done > > without knowing the history of previous failed attempts. > > > > It should be said that the problems were more political than > > technical, > > though a good part of the politics was that a lot of people argued > > vociferously that it was a bad thing to do. > > > > Michael Kay > > http://www.saxonica.com/ > > > > > > _______________________________________________ > > http://xquery.com/mailman/listinfo/talk > > http://xquery.com/mailman/listinfo/talk > > > > > > > _______________________________________________ > http://xquery.com/mailman/listinfo/talk > http://xquery.com/mailman/listinfo/talk >
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