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Re: Inputs and outputs

From: Rui Lopes <rlopes@di.fc.ul.pt>
Date: Thu, 20 Jul 2006 23:48:17 +0100
Message-ID: <44C00831.1010306@di.fc.ul.pt>
To: public-xml-processing-model-wg@w3.org
Norman Walsh wrote:
> I've switched to Richard's naming style, which is my 60/40 favorite at
> the moment, though I'd use "/" instead of ".".

I'm a bit concern on using "/" if Richard's naming style is going 
forward, as users may be confused by perceiving names as XPath 
expressions, since we're going to have those expressions (at least) on 

> I've used "ref" consistently instead of "from" and "to". On the one
> hand, inputs come "from" somewhere and outputs go "to" somewhere, so
> the different names are a useful hint. On the other hand, they're just
> refs and using "ref" consistently might lead to fewer typos.

I like "ref", it hasn't got semantics regarding the processing model. 
"from" and "to" were ok, but are a bit geared towards a document-flow 
processing model.


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