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Serialization parameters define how XQuery items and XML nodes are textually output, i.e., ''serialized''. (For input see [[Parsers]].)
They have been formalized in the [http://www.w3.org/TR/xslt-xquery-serialization-30 W3C XQuery Serialization 3.0] document.
In BaseX, they can be specified in several ways: