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From Stefano Mazzocchi <stef...@apache.org>
Subject Re: XML Database
Date Fri, 07 Jul 2000 18:56:56 GMT
Scott Boag/CAM/Lotus wrote:
> 
> Stefano Mazzocchi <stefano@apache.org> wrote:
> > What do you use as a query language?
> 
> The W3C is in the process of defining XML Query, which will probably use
> XPath as a base of some form.  I think the best thing would be to start
> with XPath/extended XSLT (a query is more than just a path... it is
> normally also a transformation), and follow the XML Query effort as it
> progresses.
> 
> To the larger question of building an XML Database, I've always thought
> that this was a clear and logical next step.  I believe XLink is another
> important part of this puzzle.

I completely share your vision. Totally.

I also believe that RDF and namespaces could be of great help for
revisioning and partial validation.

-- 
Stefano Mazzocchi      One must still have chaos in oneself to be
                          able to give birth to a dancing star.
<stefano@apache.org>                             Friedrich Nietzsche
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