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  • From: Wolfgang Hoschek <wolfgang.hoschek AT>
  • To: Anoop kumar V <anoopkumarv AT>
  • Cc: xom-interest AT
  • Subject: Re: [XOM-interest] fire-xquery | FileNotFoundException
  • Date: Sat, 24 Dec 2005 16:50:10 -0800

Perfect, Yes - that was it. Thank you.

Yes, quoting and escaping are a function of the command line shell and never seen by the java program. The quoting conventions vary from shell to shell.

As part of the download there's a directory nux/samples/data with lots of sample files.
There are also sample xqueries in nux/samples/xmark.
Another good starting point: If you separately download saxon from you'll find the sample W3C use case queries in saxon/use-cases.


On Dec 24, 2005, at 4:00 PM, Anoop kumar V wrote:

Also if you could help me further ...... Where can I find the sample java programs written to work with NUX - there are references to the samples in the documentation but I could not find them in my download (nux 4.1)

Thanks again,

On 12/24/05, Wolfgang Hoschek <wolfgang.hoschek AT> wrote: I think escaping characters is different on Windows than on Unix. On
Windows try using double quotes, as in


or similar. (Sorry, I'm not really a Windows guy).


On Dec 24, 2005, at 12:43 PM, Anoop kumar V wrote:

> Hi All,
> I have just downloaded nux and am learning the ropes of how to use
> it. I
> read some things about XQuery and I think it will help in my work a
> lot.
> But when I try to run the fire-xquery utility from the command
> prompt I keep
> getting this error - I have tried various combinations - like
> running it
> from under samples/data. Adding fire-xquery.bat to my path env
> variable etc
> etc... but I have not been able to get this to work...
> C:\tools\nux\bin>fire-xquery --debug --query='{count(//*)}'
> ..\samples\data\*.xml
> Oopsla: '{count(\*)}' (The system
> cannot find
> the path specified)
> at Method)
> at .<init>(
> at nux.xom.pool.XQueryFactory.createXQuery
> (
> at nux.xom.pool.XQueryPool.getXQuery(
> at
> at nux.xom.tests.CmdLineProgram.doMain (
> at nux.xom.tests.XQueryCommand.main(
> Can somebody help me by pointing out what I am doing wrong??
> I hope this is the right mailing list - coz nux itself did not have
> one. If
> not please redirect me to the right mailing list.
> --
> Thanks and best regards,
> Anoop
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Thanks and best regards,

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