[tmql-wg] TMQL, next round
rho at bigpond.net.au
Fri Mar 9 04:48:30 EST 2007
On Fri, Mar 09, 2007 at 01:08:54AM +0100, Lars Marius Garshol wrote:
> What we really need for all built-in types, I think, is:
> - a literal syntax,
> - comparators.
> Possibly also atomification and de-atomification.
Just, for the record, not sure whether this is practical or not:
It would also be possible to get away without *ANY* primitive data
type being adopted into TMQL. Accordingly, standards-conformant
queries could not use 3.14 but would have "3.14"^what:ever, but we can
allow implementations to inject their own data type with specifying
what you mention above:
- literal syntax (text serialization/deserialization)
- binary serialization/deserialization
- a set of infix, prefix operators
That would be very modular, but clearly also very minimalistic.
Again, not sure how pragmatic it is.
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