- XQuery is easier to read and write than XSLT
- Better for jagged hierarchical data than SQL
- Better than procedural access since the engine can optimise
Friday, July 30, 2004
Jason Hunter (co-creater of JDOM) talking about what he considers the next "cool thing". XQuery is a standard language for querying XML, or anything that can appear as XML such as relational databases, HTML pages, SGML, anything with some structure...