RE: [xsl] XSLT & SQL

Subject: RE: [xsl] XSLT & SQL
From: "Hunsberger, Peter" <Peter.Hunsberger@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 11 Jul 2002 17:06:20 -0500
> > Someone told me that he can do *any* XSLT transformation in SQL.
> Otherwise known as Church's thesis (or following Church, Turing
> completeness). Any computer language that has arithmetic and enough
> memory at its disposal can emulate any other. It's just not always very
> convenient to program everything in a turing machhine.

But there's the rub; SQL 92 and 96 own their own are not Turing complete...
One of the design objectives for SQL 3 was that it be Turing complete, but I
don't know if this was ever met?

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