xquery & web server in browserVyacheslav Sedov vyacheslav.sedov at gmail.com
Wed Jun 17 20:21:08 PDT 2009
http://xqib.org On Wed, Jun 17, 2009 at 6:42 PM, Michael Kay<http://x-query.com/mailman/listinfo/talk> wrote: > > There are a lot of people keen on the idea of xquery in the web browser. > > Unfortunately, though, I think there's a bit of a conflict. A lot of the > benefits of the web architecture come from the fact that the browser is > small, ubiqitous, and predictable. The more goodies you put in it, the less > that remains true. And the less it is true, the harder it is to write > applications that will run anywhere and talk to anything. This is why, after > ten years, writing applications that rely on XSLT-in-the-browser can still > be problematic, as recently discussed on the xml-dev list. > > Regards, > > Michael Kay > http://www.saxonica.com/ > http://twitter.com/michaelhkay > > > >> -----Original Message----- >> From: http://x-query.com/mailman/listinfo/talk >> [mailto:http://x-query.com/mailman/listinfo/talk] On Behalf Of Gary Lewis >> Sent: 17 June 2009 15:14 >> To: http://x-query.com/mailman/listinfo/talk >> Subject: xquery & web server in browser >> >> I'm a new member of the talk list and am uncertain that my >> question is appropriate. Please ignore if it is off topic. >> >> Can anyone comment on the possibility that xquery could be >> used as a data integration/mashup tool running in a browser >> that included a web server? There's been quite a bit of >> excitement the past couple days about the Opera Unite >> announcement of its "web server in a web browser" concept. Is >> it possible that xquery, as a >> query/integration/transformation tool, might someday be a >> plugin to a browser (eg, Chrome; Chrome/Wave)? >> >> I'm asking out of ignorance more than anything. The dots seem >> to be there for the connecting, but I guess that's what I'm >> asking ... are the dots there, are they likely to be >> connected, or is it just wishful thinking? >> >> Just so you have some orientation as to where this question >> is coming from. I'm basically a data user ... someone who >> uses tools like SQL and XQuery and R to do analysis with >> data. In the course of doing this, I've stretched into the IT >> side of things and designed enterprise data warehouses etc. >> So my interest in xquery-in-a-web-server-browser is so I can >> do cool things with data. >> I'm not interested in actually creating an xquery plugin that >> would make this possible. I wouldn't even know how to start. >> >> Thanks. >> >> Gary >> _______________________________________________ >> http://x-query.com/mailman/listinfo/talk >> http://x-query.com/mailman/listinfo/talk > > _______________________________________________ > http://x-query.com/mailman/listinfo/talk > http://x-query.com/mailman/listinfo/talk >
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