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Re: Naming steps or naming outputs

From: Alex Milowski <alex@milowski.org>
Date: Mon, 10 Jul 2006 08:43:44 -0700
Message-ID: <44B275B0.6050705@milowski.org>
To: public-xml-processing-model-wg@w3.org

Rui Lopes wrote:
> Alex Milowski wrote:
>> Much like in XSLT, in smallx I added an extension-element-prefixes
>> attribute on the root pipe element.  This allows the compiler to know
>> whether it has a step it doesn't understand.  That is, if the namespace
>> associated with that prefix is the same as the namespace as the
>> unknown step, it can "halt and catch fire" on that step.
> 
> Maybe if the attribute is something like step-element-prefixes (and not 
> general "extension" elements) the same semantics of p:step can be 
> achieved (orhaving a p:is-step attribute added to the non-standard 
> components to flag the same behavior).

Right.

> 
> Or did you thought on allowing extensions to be possible to use other 
> than steps? Am I missing something?

I'm not sure I understand the question.

--Alex Milowski
Received on Monday, 10 July 2006 15:44:08 GMT

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