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Re: Gilman-10

From: Al Gilman <Alfred.S.Gilman@IEEE.org>
Date: Tue, 7 Nov 2006 23:36:11 -0500
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To: public-diselect-editors@w3.org

Works for me.

Disposition accepted.


At 2:05 PM +0000 11/28/05, Roland Merrick wrote:
>Greetings Al, thanks for your comments on the content selection last 
>call [1]. As part of this you include "process=once" which states:
><snip>When the DISelect processing is being performed client-side, 
>this would appear to bar the user from obtaining some adjustments to 
>the user experience that they would otherwise be able to reach by 
>adjusting preferences and re-processing.  What is the motivation for 
>this option?  Is it for efficiency when the author is confident that 
>re-evaluation will yield the same result?  If so, why not state the 
>clause in terms of "if process=once then the processor MAY, when the 
>document is reprocessed, retain the old value established the first 
>time processed and not re-evaluate the expressions in the scope of 
>this [directive]."  Then the client-side processor will be sure not 
>to be functionally impaired by the semantics of this feature.</snip>
>The DIWG assigned this comment the identifier Gilman-10.
>This mail documents DIWG's response to your comments.
>DIWG Response
>As the WG discussed this and a related one McCathieNevile-5, we 
>realised that there are a number of deficiencies in the reprocess 
>feature. We have decded to remove the process element and the 
>associated diselect-reprocess event.
>Regards, Roland
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