On Tue, Jan 4, 2011 at 12:54 PM, Hans-Juergen Rennau <hrennau@yahoo.de> wrote:
First a remark concerning the "why" of returning nodes
You wrote:
"When I see extension functions manipulating nodes I always ask myself
whether the function would be better written in XSLT/XQuery; but that
doesn't mean there are no cases where manipulating nodes in Java is

What I have in mind is not manipulating nodes, but using a node as a vehicle to
convey complex information "up" to the query. How could I do it differently? I
think there simply is no other way to cope with complex information to be

Why not HTTP ?