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Re: Renaming 'target' and handling "inner" matches

From: Alex Milowski <alex@milowski.org>
Date: Sun, 29 Apr 2007 15:26:27 -0700
Message-ID: <28d56ece0704291526p3a27acf6v74ec0b1f79b8f61a@mail.gmail.com>
To: public-xml-processing-model-wg@w3.org
On 4/29/07, Norman Walsh <ndw@nwalsh.com> wrote:
> / "Alex Milowski" <alex@milowski.org> was heard to say:
> | Yes, I suppose.  Since matches are performed on the input document and
> | the insertion is place in the output, it can't happen anyway.
> Right. But given we've said nesting continues inside, I think a user
> could imagine that somehow it would.

I've tried to clarify that now.

> |
> | We could also add a "no-nested-matches" option that turns off processing
> | of nested matches.  A value of 'true' wouldn't process inner matches.
> Personally, I'd rather not overload the interpretation of expressions.
> If you don't want to nest, make sure your pattern doesn't

OK by me.

--Alex Milowski
"The excellence of grammar as a guide is proportional to the paucity of the
inflexions, i.e. to the degree of analysis effected by the language

Bertrand Russell in a footnote of Principles of Mathematics
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