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Re: Constant Inputs during Iteration

From: Norman Walsh <Norman.Walsh@Sun.COM>
Date: Thu, 12 Oct 2006 11:05:06 -0400
To: public-xml-processing-model-wg@w3.org
Message-ID: <87lknld17h.fsf@nwalsh.com>
/ Richard Tobin <richard@inf.ed.ac.uk> was heard to say:
|> I don't think we have to say when, though I'd like to say that a URI,
|> once dereferenced, it won't change.
|
| I don't see why we need to require this.  If a pipeline wants to
| ensure a consistent copy, it can have a component that reads it and
| use pipes to get multiple copies.

Given that users have (at present) no direct control over the order of
activation of components, it seems odd to be so completely at variance
with XSLT in this regard. But the prevailing opinion seems to go that
way.

                                        Be seeing you,
                                          norm

-- 
Norman Walsh
XML Standards Architect
Sun Microsystems, Inc.

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