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Re: Simplification of proposal for subordinate source elements

From: Alex Milowski <alex@milowski.org>
Date: Fri, 08 Dec 2006 08:35:39 -0800
Message-ID: <4579945B.3020006@milowski.org>
To: XProc WG <public-xml-processing-model-wg@w3.org>

Murray Maloney wrote:
> 
> Here's a sub-proposal to rename and consolidate. The <p:pipe/> was 
> offered by Richard
> as an alternative for <p:internal/>. I really like the name because it 
> fits into and supports
> the pipeline metaphor so readily. I realized why I objected to 
> <p:document/> for <p:here/>
> and I decided to consolidate <p:external/> with <p:here/> to garner a 
> simple <p:document/>
> that encompasses both into a single element. The distinction that we are 
> left with is between
> pipes and documents. No need to simplify any further.
> 
> Consider...
> 
> <p:input port="myInput" select="..." sequence="no">
>         <p:pipe step="step1" port="result" />
>         <p:document href="http://www.muzmo.com/.../document.xml"/>
>         <p:document><p>Document is right here.</p></p:document>
> </p:input>
> 
> <p:output port="myOutput" select="..." >
>         <p:pipe step="step8" port="result" />
>         <p:document href="http://www.muzmo.com/.../document.xml"/>
>         <p:document><p>Document is right here.</p></p:document>
> </p:output >

Very nice.  I like it!

--Alex Milowski
Received on Friday, 8 December 2006 16:46:36 GMT

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