QT4 CG Meeting 069 Agenda 2024-03-12

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This meeting will be hosted on Zoom at 16:00GMT (17:00CET, 12:00EDT, 09:00PDT).

Reminder: The QT4CG meeting is scheduled on UK/European civil time. The United States has switched to daylight saving time, so the meeting will be one hour later there until the UK/Europe also switches (on 31 March 2024).

See the meeting logistics page for details.

1. Administrivia

1.1. Roll call

1.2. Approve the agenda

1.3. Approve minutes of previous meeting

Minutes of the previous meeting.

1.4. Next meeting

This meeting is planned for 12 March. The following meeting is scheduled for 19 March.

Any regrets for 19 March 2024?

1.5. Review of open action items [1/12]

(Items marked [X] are believed to have been closed via email before this agenda was posted.)

  • [ ] QT4CG-052-02: NW to consider how to schedule an “editor’s meeting”
  • [ ] QT4CG-063-04: NW to try to add test review to the editorial meeting.
  • [ ] QT4CG-063-06: MK to consider refactoring the declare item type syntax to something like declare record
  • [ ] QT4CG-064-08: NW to open an issue to try to resolve $search to $target consistently.

1.6. Review of open pull requests and issues

1.6.1. Blocked

The following PRs are open but have merge conflicts or comments which suggest they aren’t ready for action.

  • PR #956: 850-partial Editorial improvements to parse-html()
  • PR #529: 528 fn:elements-to-maps

1.6.2. Merge without discussion

The following PRs are editorial, small, or otherwise appeared to be uncontroversial when the agenda was prepared. The chairs propose that these can be merged without discussion. If you think discussion is necessary, please say so.

  • PR #1058: 1037 fn:json-to-xml: 'number-parser' option

1.6.3. Close without action

It has been proposed that the following issues be closed without action. If you think discussion is necessary, please say so.

  • Issue #961: Simulating Objects: Performance
  • Issue #960: Should ??KS flatten the results
  • Issue #829: fn:boolean: EBV support for more item types
  • Issue #825: array:members-at
  • Issue #757: Function families
  • Issue #314: Basic Operations on Maps and Arrays
  • Issue #295: Extend support for self-reference in record types
  • Issue #274: What would it take/would it be possible to build a module repository for QT?
  • Issue #262: Navigation in deep-structured arrays
  • Issue #220: Encapsulation

1.6.4. XSLT focused

The following PRs appear to be candidates for a future XSLT-focused meeting.

  • PR #1015: 1013 [XSLT] Clarify effect of accumulator capture on non-element nodes
  • PR #921: 920 Allow xsl:break and xsl:next-iteration within branch of xsl:switch
  • PR #871: Action qt4 cg 027 01 next match

These issues identify the XSLT-focused changes that have been made to the specifications but which have not been established by the community group as the status quo.

  • Issue #168: XSLT Extension Instructions invoking Named Templates

1.6.5. Substantive PRs

The following substantive PRs were open when this agenda was prepared.

  • PR #1068: 73 fn:graphemes
  • PR #1066: 1052 Simplify the results of parse-csv
  • PR #1062: 150bis - revised proposal for fn:ranks
  • PR #1059: 1019 XQFO: Unknown option parameters
  • PR #1027: 150 fn:ranks
  • PR #832: 77 Add map:deep-update and array:deep-update

1.6.6. Proposed for V4.0

The following issues are labled “proposed for V4.0”.

  • Issue #938: Canonical serialization
  • Issue #934: String comparison in deep-equal
  • Issue #910: Introduce a Kollection object with functions that operate on all types of items that can be containers of unlimited number of "members"
  • Issue #908: Function identity: documentation still too vague
  • Issue #882: fn:chain or fn:compose
  • Issue #850: fn:parse-html: Finalization
  • Issue #829: fn:boolean: EBV support for more item types
  • Issue #716: Generators in XPath
  • Issue #689: fn:stack-trace: keep, drop, replace with $err:stack-trace ?
  • Issue #583: array:replace(), etc
  • Issue #557: fn:unparsed-binary: accessing and manipulating binary types
  • Issue #283: Enumeration types
  • Issue #150: fn:ranks: Produce all ranks in applying a function on the items of a sequence
  • Issue #33: JSON Parsing & Serialization: Numbers
  • Issue #31: Extend FLWOR expressions to maps

2. Technical Agenda

2.1. Brief demo

SF has offered to give us a brief demo of the work he’s been doing on templates and web components.

2.2. PR #1062/#1027: fn:ranks

See PR #1062: 150bis - revised proposal for fn:ranks and PR #1027: 150 fn:ranks

2.3. PR #1066: 1052 Simplify the results of parse-csv

See PR #1066

2.4. PR #1059: 1019 XQFO: Unknown option parameters

See PR #1059

2.5. PR #1068: 73 fn:graphemes

See PR #1068

2.6. PR #0832: 77 Add map:deep-update and array:deep-update

See PR #832

3. Any other business