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Re: Default values for options

From: Alex Milowski <alex@milowski.org>
Date: Thu, 16 Aug 2007 13:37:45 -0700
Message-ID: <28d56ece0708161337p177dacfdo6b925679af2dee59@mail.gmail.com>
To: public-xml-processing-model-wg@w3.org

On 8/16/07, Norman Walsh <ndw@nwalsh.com> wrote:
> Consider:
>
> <p:declare-step type="foo:bar">
>   <p:input ...>
>   <p:output ...>
>   <p:option name="fribble"/>
> </p:declare-step>
>
> ...
>
> <foo:bar/>
>
> What is the value of the fribble option seen by the foo:bar step? Is it the
> empty string or is this an error (or is there some other choice)?
>
> My inclination is to say that it's the empty string.

"xyzzy"  ?

+1 to the empty string


-- 
--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
considered."

Bertrand Russell in a footnote of Principles of Mathematics
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