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RE: Serialization / XSLT 2.0 : "sequence"

From: Kay, Michael <Michael.Kay@softwareag.com>
Date: Wed, 7 May 2003 23:20:53 +0200
Message-ID: <DFF2AC9E3583D511A21F0008C7E62106073DCDF0@daemsg02.software-ag.de>
To: Svgdeveloper@aol.com, public-qt-comments@w3.org

> In multiple places in the Serialization document and in 
> Chapter 20 of XSLT 
> 2.0 the term "sequence" is used in phrases such as "sequence 
> of octets", with 
> a meaning different from the meaning when "sequence" is used 
> elsewhere in the 
> collection of specifications.
> 
> I wonder if a term like "succession", "chain" or "series" 
> when referring to 
> the serialization process might reduce the potential for 
> ambiguity and 
> confusion.

It seems reasonable, if somewhat tautological, that serialization should
produce a series, so I will substitute that wording. Thanks for the
suggestion.

Michael Kay
Received on Wednesday, 7 May 2003 17:21:02 GMT

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