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Re: Minutes for XProc WG telcon of 6 Apr 2006

From: Innovimax SARL <innovimax@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 10 Apr 2006 10:00:33 +0000
Message-ID: <546c6c1c0604100300q1b17b72t455c3faeeddc8294@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Rui Lopes" <rlopes@di.fc.ul.pt>
Cc: "Norman Walsh" <Norman.Walsh@sun.com>, public-xml-processing-model-wg@w3.org
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>Hello
>
>I'm not sure to understand all your resquest but imagine it is a XSLT-like
>parameter style
>Then a parameter is just a xsl:variable-like so can be accessed via XPath
>That's another point for XPath to be intimately related to XProc
>
>Mohamed
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>On 4/10/06, Rui Lopes <rlopes@di.fc.ul.pt> wrote:
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>> >
>> >   Conditionals and sub-pipelines
>> >
>> >    Norm: Richard proposed a single standard conditional that takes a
>> document
>> >    and an XPath, is that enough?
>> >
>> >    Norm wonders if the WG thinks that's all we need
>> >
>> >    Henry: If you need something really complicated, you can write an
>> >    arbitrarily complicated computation that produces a document.
>> >    ... And then switch on that conditional.
>> >
>> >    Proposal: The pipeline conditional component is XPath expression over
>> >    document. If you need more, build a document and use that?
>> >
>> >    Accepted.
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>>
>> I've been thinking a bit more about this issue. On the assumption that
>> we allow specifying pipeline parameters (like step/component parameters
>> - which I would like to have in the language), shouldn't we allow
>> conditionals over these parameters? I wouldn't like to have to produce a
>> document for activating a simple debug flag inside an XProc-based
>> application, for instance.
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>>
>> Rui
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