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Re: Kinds of iteration

From: Norman Walsh <Norman.Walsh@Sun.COM>
Date: Tue, 10 Jan 2006 16:21:43 -0500
To: public-xml-processing-model-wg@w3.org
Message-ID: <87bqyju6c8.fsf@nwalsh.com>
/ Robin Berjon <robin.berjon@expway.fr> was heard to say:
| On Jan 10, 2006, at 18:24, Richard Tobin wrote:
|>> 1. Iteration over a sequence of elements...
|>
|> Only elements?  I would have thought that we would want to allow text
|> nodes, and (for completeness) comments and PIs.  Attributes are a bit
|> more difficult, but XSLT manages to treat them as first-class.
|
| My thoughts exactly. I hesitate to extend this further to arbitrary
| DM sequences, but I can't think of an argument not to.

Arbitrary sequences of nodes, I hope you mean. For simplicities sake,
I'd like to say that what gets passed between processes are XML nodes
at least, not atomic values like "5".

                                        Be seeing you,
                                          norm

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