[MarkLogic Dev General] Comparing Dates
jonathan.cook2 at bbc.co.uk
Thu Mar 8 08:58:50 PST 2012
I wondered what the best way to compare dates using mark logic xquery was?
My query looks like this at the moment:
import module namespace xinc = "http://marklogic.com/xinclude" at
let $asset_type_code := "STY"
let $asset_creation_date := "20111017"
let $results := /*[
However what I would like to do is use the $asset_creation_date variable
which would be of format yyyyMMdd and see if it equals the first part of the
firstCreated element which is in a different format as above? There doesn¹t
seem to be many date time functions and also I¹m not sure if I¹m going about
this slightly the wrong way or if I would have to do it in a second FLOWR
statement using some string comparison?
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