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Re: Add an @as in p:import-parameter

From: Alessandro Vernet <avernet@orbeon.com>
Date: Wed, 25 Oct 2006 16:13:59 -0700
Message-ID: <4828ceec0610251613m63dc79a3l165909dd74ad6ced@mail.gmail.com>
To: public-xml-processing-model-wg <public-xml-processing-model-wg@w3.org>

Norm,

On 10/25/06, Norman Walsh <Norman.Walsh@sun.com> wrote:
> I imagine we still need import-param for the case where we want to
> say:
>
>   <p:step type="xslt">
>     <p:input .../>
>     <p:input .../>
>     <p:import-param name="db:*"/>
>   </p:step>

May I ask what the use case is for this?

In any programming language, a construct that lets you pass everything
you have in scope to another function/step isn't in my book exactly
the type of construct that encourages a clean programming style.

Alex
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