XML News from Saturday, May 19, 2007

The W3C XQuery working group has published the last call working drafts of:

Since the last version was published several technical and editorial changes have been made. Among the most significant changes are: The formal semantics diagrams have been redrawn. A conformance statement has been added. XML Schemas that together define the XML representation of XQuery 1.0 and XPath 2.0 Full-Text have been added, along with a stylesheet to transform that XML representation to the ordinary XQuery syntax. Section 3 has been significantly restructured for clarity and readability. The semantics of nesting FTDistance selections have been made more useful. The semantics for FTMildNot now properly handle phrases.

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