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Re: p:log is too restrictive

From: Norman Walsh <ndw@nwalsh.com>
Date: Tue, 28 Aug 2007 12:42:27 -0400
To: public-xml-processing-model-wg@w3.org
Message-ID: <m2bqcr626k.fsf@nwalsh.com>
/ Innovimax SARL <innovimax@gmail.com> was heard to say:
| Ok I find a way to do it
| <p:viewport match="div">
|  <p:group>
|    <p:ouput port="current-bis"/>
|    <p:log port="current-bis"/>
|    <p:identity/>
|  </p:group>
|  rest of the subpipeline
| </p:viewport>
| May be a bit tortuous, isn'it ?

I dunno. How often is log going to get used in a production pipeline?

The alternative, I guess, would be to allow p:log to point to any
readable port in addition to/instead of an output port. That could be
kind of tricky for some implementations (like my own :-) where it's
inconvenient to read a single instance of an input port more than

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