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Re: Detecting errors

From: mozer <xmlizer@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 9 Oct 2008 14:20:34 +0200
Message-ID: <21d9ade60810090520x4afefdfu55eb0f7334603ff2@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Norman Walsh" <ndw@nwalsh.com>
Cc: public-xml-processing-model-comments@w3.org

yes, yes and yes this is definitely a static error to be always reported

Xmlizer

On Thu, Oct 9, 2008 at 2:14 PM, Norman Walsh <ndw@nwalsh.com> wrote:
> Consider the following pipeline:
>
> <p:declare-step name="main" ...>
>  <p:input port="source"/>
>  <p:output port="source"/>
>
>  <p:declare-step type="px:unused">
>    <p:input port="source"/>
>    <p:output port="source"/>
>    <px:undeclared/>
>  </p:declarestep>
>
>  <p:identity/>
> </p:declare-step>
>
> (a) Does this pipeline contain an error?
> (b) Are implementations allowed to report it?
> (c) Are implementations required to report it?
>
> I think the answer to (a) is yes. I think the answers to (b) and (c)
> should either both be yes or both be no, for interoperability reasons.
> I'm inclined towards yes, but I'm not sure the spec gives a definitive
> answer.
>
>                                        Be seeing you,
>                                          norm
>
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