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Re: The Scope of Step Names

From: Norman Walsh <Norman.Walsh@Sun.COM>
Date: Mon, 02 Oct 2006 16:46:34 -0700
To: public-xml-processing-model-wg@w3.org
Message-ID: <87irj2mgbp.fsf@nwalsh.com>
/ Innovimax SARL <innovimax@gmail.com> was heard to say:
| On 10/2/06, Erik Bruchez <ebruchez@orbeon.com> wrote:
|> Alex Milowski wrote:
|>  > 1. Step must be able to refer to other steps that are
|>  >    siblings (preceding and following) otherwise you
|>  >    can't connected steps at all.
|> "Preceding siblings" would be enough IMO.
| So you will make a special case of p:declare-output in p:for-each or
| p:viewport or even in p:choose which reference siblings and even
| descendants of siblings

You can't reference descendants of siblings.

But I take your point with respect to document order. I don't find it
difficult conceptually to say that an elements children come "before"
it, but I'm not sure how I'd justify it exactly :-)

                                        Be seeing you,

Norman Walsh
XML Standards Architect
Sun Microsystems, Inc.

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