XML News from Tuesday, November 28, 2006

The W3C XQuery and XSL working groups have published eight proposed recommendations for XQuery, XSLT 2 and XPath 2:

Comments are due by December 31. I haven't had time to scan all the drafts (who does?); but the changes since the last drafts seem like reasonable bug fixes and if nothing too awful is found in these specs, maybe we'll finally have official releases next year.

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