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Re: Naming ports vs. naming documents

From: Alessandro Vernet <avernet@orbeon.com>
Date: Fri, 28 Apr 2006 11:50:19 -0700
Message-ID: <4828ceec0604281150x35cd11c6xac71ca49e7cb64f0@mail.gmail.com>
To: public-xml-processing-model-wg@w3.org

On 4/28/06, Alex Milowski <alex@milowski.org> wrote:
> I think if we make a tedious language, we will not be successful.  While
> we should plan for GUIs, simple things need to be simple.  We don't want
> to repeat a concrete syntax that everyone seems to dislike or hate (e.g.
> XML Schema).

We discussed this briefly in the list March [1] and some of us arrived
at the conclusion that implicit inputs and outputs may not be a good
idea. In particular since we have components with no input and/or no
output, having implicit inputs/outputs makes it impossible without
knowing the components interface to see when steps are connected or if
they are correctly connected.

[1] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-xml-processing-model-wg/2006Mar/0026.html

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