[sc34wg3] TMQL: XML content vs. < > delimited IRIs

Lars Heuer heuer at semagia.com
Tue Jul 1 08:54:07 EDT 2008

Hi Robert,

[<>-IRIs vs. <XML/>]
> Of course they conflict. Using <> around IRIs is like dropping the
> N-bomb at every street crossing.

... but <> are needed for rootless IRIs like "mailto", "mid", "urn"
etc., right?

>> Even if we add user-defined functions in TMQL 1.x which may want to
>> return XML or (rootless) IRIs?

> The <> is only a syntactic issue. So if someone write a function that
> will return just a value.

Yes, but even if it is just a syntactic issue, it is an issue, right?

I am not sure how I should value your comment... .

Best regards,

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