Today, we are pleased to provide you with BaseX 7.8.2 a.k.a. The Spring Edition! This is what you can expect (find more details in our changelog):

  • GUI Editor: Efficiently sort large texts (Ctrl-U)
  • Storage, Updates: Faster processing of documents with namespaces
  •  Database Module: alter, copy, create-backup, drop-backup, restore
  • Admin Module: new merge option, existing functions revised
  • XQuery Module: new evaluation options (memory, timeout, permissions)
  • XQuery: always show full stack trace (enforce it with INLINELIMIT=0)
  • XQuery Ester egg: calculating partial sums (little Gauss)
  • Client/Server architecture: reduce waiting time if password is wrong

We invite you to get the latest version via, and we are interested in your feedback,

Christian BaseX Team

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