Using XQL

XML Query Language (XQL) has been designed as a general-purpose query language for XML. XQL is a path-based query language for addressing and filtering the elements and text of XML documents, and is a natural extension to XSL syntax. XQL provides a concise, understandable notation for pointing to specific elements and for searching for nodes with particular characteristics. XQL navigation is through elements in the XML tree.

NoteSQL and XQL are independent languages. The examples presented here apply to XQL only.

The most common XQL operators include: