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Re: Inputs and outputs

From: Norman Walsh <Norman.Walsh@Sun.COM>
Date: Thu, 16 Mar 2006 10:30:04 -0500
To: public-xml-processing-model-wg@w3.org
Message-ID: <87mzfq4dc3.fsf@nwalsh.com>
/ Alessandro Vernet <avernet@orbeon.com> was heard to say:
| It
| bothers me that those two cases would look exactly the same in our
| pipeline language, and that one has to know about the interface of
| each step to see when steps are connected, and to even know if the
| steps in the pipeline are correctly connected with each other.

That's exactly why I'm currently not a fan of the implicit steps. It
may be marginally more tedious to include the "extra" inputs and
outputs, but it makes the pipeline a whole lot more readable and
maintainable, I think.

                                        Be seeing you,
                                          norm

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Norman.Walsh@Sun.COM / XML Standards Architect / Sun Microsystems, Inc.
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