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Re: Reflection on the special telco of CSVW

From: Andy Seaborne <andy@apache.org>
Date: Sun, 14 Sep 2014 09:18:25 +0100
Message-ID: <54154F51.8070408@apache.org>
To: Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org>
CC: Dan Brickley <danbri@google.com>, W3C CSV on the Web Working Group <public-csv-wg@w3.org>, Axel Polleres <axel.polleres@wu.ac.at>
On 14/09/14 08:39, Ivan Herman wrote:
>> We could decouple the template from function calling by having a process
>> >
>> >CSV -> Data table
>> >data table -> extra columns data table2
>> >    -- that is add .filter1.filter1 as a named slot.
>> >data table2 -> format X.
>> >Clearup X
>> >
>> >I don't think this is the best way to proceed because multiple stages is
>> >a rather idealistic viewpoint.  Practically, in one file is better.  But
>> >I though I'd mention it.
>  From a user's point of view this may be confusing. Or is this just a conceptual/implementation strategy?

User's point of view.  To a user, the task is CSV->X, not 3 tasks that 
they have to coordinate.  Having all the pieces in one file that you say 
"do_it --script foo" has more convenience than having 3 separate 
files/scripts to run.

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