[tmql-wg] Result set requirements

Dmitry dmitryv@cogeco.ca
Wed, 25 Feb 2004 21:29:19 -0500

From: "Lars Marius Garshol"
> |
> | I personally prefer explicit XQuery-like constructors.
> |
> | We can have constructors for XML, lists and Topic Maps as default set.
> |
> | And we can allow to provide additional set of constructors (wiki
> | pages, for example)
> |
> | Constructors, I think, can be mixed with any "select" query language.
> That's an interesting idea, I think. Personally, I'm not clear on what
> I prefer, but it would be interesting to see the constructor approach
> and compare it with what AsTMa? does.
> I have to admit I hadn't thought of this myself, but it does seem that
> you can do TM -> TM transformations even with something as un-tm-ish
> (to use Robert's terminology :) as tolog. I already had an idea for TM
> constructors for tolog, but didn't think of them being used in this
> way.

I just copied sample with "good formatting":