Read about XQuery, then test-drive it

The definition of a SQL-like query language for XML has been a long time coming. XQuery is starting to gel, though. You can read about it here:

XQuery: A flexible query language for XML (Dr. Dobb's Journal) [ IBM DeveloperWorks: XML News]

And if you're interested, you can try it out on the OpenLink Software site. The implementation is part of OpenLink's new version of Virtuoso, which they call a universal data integration server.

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