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Re: Requirements

From: Henry S. Thompson <ht@inf.ed.ac.uk>
Date: Thu, 05 Jan 2006 15:59:28 +0000
To: Alessandro Vernet <avernet@orbeon.com>
Cc: public-xml-processing-model-wg@w3.org
Message-ID: <f5bzmmazmvz.fsf@erasmus.inf.ed.ac.uk>

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Alessandro Vernet writes:

> 3. The make the discussion easier in this working group, we should
> agree on a common vocabulary and come up with a set of definitions
> sooner than later. For the sake of this list, we will use the
> following vocabulary. The "language" refers to the XML Processing
> Language. A specific file in the language is referred to as a
> "process". The language allows the use of "XML processors" like XSLT,
> W3C schema validation, SOAP call. A specific call to an XML processor
> in a process is an "operation".

I agree we'll need a standard terminology sooner or later.  For what
it's worth in the past I've used
 'pipeline' for the thing itself,
 'pipeline document' for an XML document in the 'pipeline language',
 'component' for the thing that carries out a '(pipeline) step'.

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