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Re: ORA-SE-306-C: Confusing definition of the "version" parameter (qt-2004Feb0931-01)

From: Henry Zongaro <zongaro@ca.ibm.com>
Date: Fri, 15 Oct 2004 16:10:06 -0400
To: Stephen.Buxton@oracle.com
Cc: public-qt-comments@w3.org
Message-ID: <OFE95E93FD.36793E68-ON85256F2E.005F286F-85256F2E.006EC7BB@ca.ibm.com>

Steve,

     In [1], you submitted the following comment on the Last Call Working 
Draft of XSLT 2.0 and XQuery 1.0 Serialization.

<<
SECTION 3: Serialization parameters

The parameter "version" is said to be "the version of the output
method".  Viewing an output method as a deliverable product,
or component of a deliverable product,
the version of the output method is not subject to
change from invocation to invocation, and hence is not a 
parameter in the usual meaning of the term, being rather a 
descriptive identifier about the output method, just the same as
the name of the vendor selling the output method is not a 
parameter, it is a descriptive identifier.  Perhaps what is meant
is the version of XML to be generated.  This is corroborated by
section 4.1 "XML output method: the version parameter".
>>

     Thank you for this comment, which I am handling editorially.

     In response to another last call comment, the description of the 
version parameter no longer appears in Section 3 "Serialization 
Parameters".  Instead, descriptions of this parameter appear in the 
definitions of the XML and HTML output methods.

     I would appreciate if you could check the next draft of the 
specification when it becomes available, and verify that those definitions 
of the version parameter are acceptable to you.

Thanks,

Henry
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