Local namespaceJohn Snelson john.snelson at oracle.com
Fri Sep 11 16:40:39 PDT 2009
Martin Probst wrote: >> XQuery 1.1 is introducing the "private" function modifier, which will >> allow the definition of functions that aren't exported from a module. > > Simply dropping the namespace requirement and mandating that only the > properly namespaced functions are exported might have accomplished the > same thing without additional syntax, right? Yes - that's what I originally suggested. However the XQuery working group felt it was important to be able change a function to be exported / not-exported without changing every place that function is called. John -- John Snelson, Oracle Corporation http://snelson.org.uk/john Berkeley DB XML: http://oracle.com/database/berkeley-db/xml XQilla: http://xqilla.sourceforge.net
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