August 26, 2004

XmlDocument is back

I had a foreboding of it. Dare Obasanjo: For this reason we've reverted the XPathDocument to what it was in v1.1 while new functionality and perf improvements will be made to the XmlDocument. Similarly we will keep the new and improved XPathEditableNavigator XPathNavigator class which will be the API for ...

"XSLT 2.0" and "XPath 2.0" books by Michael Kay are in print

In the related news: next generation of legendary books by Michael Kay are in print already and waiting for you in your favorite books shop. Here is related discussion in xsl-list. ...

August 25, 2004

No XSLT 2.0 Rec till 2006

Things turn slowly nowadays. Michael Kay on XSLT 2.0 perspectives: We're going to have to have a second Last Call because of the number of comments received. You can't do a Last Call in much less than four months. The CR phase these days for a complex spec is rarely ...

August 23, 2004

XQuery book hidden anagram

I'm reading "XQuery: The XML query language" book by Michael Brundage. Very well written and enjoyable to read book (well may be that's because my previous one was oh-boy-1000pages-of-math-and-pseudocode "Introduction to Algorithms" ? :). Anyway, here is what an interesting stuff I found in Michael's XQuery book. On page 29 ...