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Re: A proposal to restructure our top-level syntax

From: Alex Milowski <alex@milowski.org>
Date: Sat, 8 Dec 2007 08:21:28 -0800
Message-ID: <28d56ece0712080821naed8dfck2d3e0d67b57b36ba@mail.gmail.com>
To: public-xml-processing-model-wg@w3.org

On 12/8/07, Henry S. Thompson <ht@inf.ed.ac.uk> wrote:
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> Innovimax SARL writes:
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> > Henri,
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> > I find your proposal very appealing, but the fact of loosing recursive
> > pipeline is too big a loss for me
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> > Can we lighten this behaviour ?
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> The rest of that message [1] fixes this . . .

You can also write a pipeline with a declare-step step in it that contains
the recursive portion.  The the simplest version is a pipeline document that
invokes the 'main' step.

That would avoid having to make pipeline libraries invokable just to make
recursion work.

-- 
--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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