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Re: Detecting errors

From: Henry S. Thompson <ht@inf.ed.ac.uk>
Date: Thu, 09 Oct 2008 18:40:35 +0100
To: Norman Walsh <ndw@nwalsh.com>
Cc: public-xml-processing-model-comments@w3.org
Message-ID: <f5by70x1xbg.fsf@hildegard.inf.ed.ac.uk>

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Norman Walsh writes:

> (a) Does this pipeline contain an error?
> (b) Are implementations allowed to report it?
> (c) Are implementations required to report it?

No, no and no.  I agree with the other arguments advanced so far, and
would add a further one: If I find a large library with a step in it I
want, and I import it and use only that step, I shouldn't have to bind
all the dangling external references that the other steps in the
library may have.

ht
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