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RE: Spec suggestion: spell out serialization parsing context

From: McBride, Brian <brian.mcbride@hp.com>
Date: Thu, 30 Nov 2006 15:51:07 -0000
Message-ID: <86FE9B2B91ADD04095335314BE6906E8A2E805@sdcexc04.emea.cpqcorp.net>
To: "Dan Connolly" <connolly@w3.org>, "Chimezie Ogbuji" <ogbujic@bio.ri.ccf.org>
Cc: "GRDDL Working Group" <public-grddl-wg@w3.org>

> > > Should the spec spell out that context so that transform authors 
> > > know what they can rely on?
> > 
> > I believe the reason why we moved away from language about 
> parsing or 
> > concrete syntaxes (someone plz correct me if I'm wrong) was to move 
> > away from having a closed list of supported serialization syntaxes.
> Yes, so this sort of detail is out of scope for the main body 
> of the spec.

Which I think implies:

1. the main body of the spec is not sufficient to guarantee
interoperability transforms expressed in XSLT (because the
interpretation of same doc references is not specified).

2. the test cases specify more than the main body of the spec.

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