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Re: What is passed between processes?

From: Norman Walsh <Norman.Walsh@Sun.COM>
Date: Tue, 10 Jan 2006 12:51:29 -0500
To: public-xml-processing-model-wg@w3.org
Message-ID: <87u0ccdl9a.fsf@nwalsh.com>
/ Jeni Tennison <jeni@jenitennison.com> was heard to say:
| I think that one of the requirements for the XML Processing
| Model/Language is that it needs to support passing XML documents in
| the forms of serialised XML, infosets *and* augmented infosets, as
| appropriate, between processes in a pipeline. Other thoughts?

To the extent possible, I'd like the exact representation passed
between processes to be an implementation detail. On the one hand, I
think we'll get a lot of pushback if an implmentation that passes SAX
events between components can't be conformant to our spec. On the
other, implementations built around XPath2/XSLT2/XQuery are obviously
going to want to pass XDM instances around and I want those to be
conformant too.

                                        Be seeing you,
                                          norm

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