XML News from Thursday, January 14, 2010

The XQuery work continues to roll along. I think I've roughly figured out to configure the server. I found and reported a few more bugs in eXists, none too critical. I now have eXist serving this entire web site on my local box, though I haven't changed the server here on IBiblio yet. That's still Apache and PHP. The next step is to convert all the static files from the last 12 years--quotes, news, books, conferences, etc.--into smaller documents in the database. For instance, each quote will be its own document. Then I have to rewrite the pages the as XQuery "templates" that query the database. From that point I can add suppor for new posts, submissions, and comments via a web browser and forms.