|Intended Audience:||Software Engineers, Systems Analysts|
The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) XML Query Working Group  was chartered in September 1999 to develop a query language for XML  documents. A Full-Text Task Force (FTTF) was also formed in 2002 to develop a Full-Text query language for XQuery.
This talk will provide an overview of XQuery and Full-Text Search, as well as the activities of the W3C XML Query FTTF. Areas of focus will be language design issues related to internationalization of XQuery, including adding Full- Text Search to XQuery, the current Full-Text XQuery Requirements  document, and the status of the current Full-Text XQuery language proposal.