[Monetdb-developers] multiple XQuery statements in one xq file

Wouter Alink w.alink at alumnus.utwente.nl
Fri Apr 13 12:55:58 CEST 2007

a function would be the counterexample:

declare function x() as node { () };


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On 13-04-2007 12:33:09 +0200, Djoerd Hiemstra wrote:
> Dear Sjoerd or other developers,
> Could you please change the "MapiClient -lx" protocol such that the end
> of query does not coincide with end-of-file? We would like to provide
> little XQuery scripts with multiple XQuery statements, but of course I
> cannot put the end-of-file mark into that file without ending the file
> (well, you know what I mean). Any end-of-query marker will do, but ';'

JdbcClient used to use this "statement separator", but in XQuery it is
not correct, as ; is used in XQuery itself.  Wouter and Jens probably
can easily come up with an example of ; being not correct.

> would be prefered I guess, to stay in line with Mil and SQL.
> For instance (Similar to having multiple SQL insert statements):
> pf:add-doc("http://www.utwente.nl/a1.xml", "a1.xml");
> pf:add-doc("http://www.utwente.nl/a2.xml", "a2.xml");
> pf:add-doc("http://www.utwente.nl/a3.xml", "a3.xml");
> I know I can do this in one transaction, but I do not want to.

I believe Peter implemented something like <> as separator, but I'm not
sure on that one.

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