Review: Needs Fixing 1. Need some test cases of this functionality, including error conditions, for both new functions.
2. For the element() case, I think you should use the x:parse() function in the built-in XML module (http://www.zorba-xquery.com/modules/xml) with the "parse-external-parsed-entity" option. I'm not sure it'll make a difference, honestly, but it's slightly more correct. 3. I agree set-variable() isn't a great name. It should be more explicit that it is doing casting. Maybe bind-cast-variable() ? 4. It'd be nice if you could support eg. xs:integer+, and all known schema simple types. I have a suggestion - in xqxq:bind-cast-variable(), first check for object/array/element/document-node, and then for any other type, use XQXQ to let XQuery itself do the casting. You'll need to first strip the quantifier from the type string, and then construct a query that does the casting. This should work: variable $unquanttype := fn:replace($type, "[*?+]$", ""); variable $caster := xq := xqxq:prepare-main-module( fn:concat("declare variable $val as xs:string* external; ", "for $v in $val return $v cast as ", $unquanttype)); xqxq:bind-variable($caster, xs:QName("val"), $value); xqxq:evaluate($caster) The result of that will be the $casted-value. It'd probably be a good idea to explicitly call xqxq:delete-query($caster) also. -- https://code.launchpad.net/~zorba-coders/zorba/bug1064978/+merge/150696 Your team Zorba Coders is subscribed to branch lp:zorba. -- Mailing list: https://launchpad.net/~zorba-coders Post to : firstname.lastname@example.org Unsubscribe : https://launchpad.net/~zorba-coders More help : https://help.launchpad.net/ListHelp