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New system property: p:platform?

From: Norman Walsh <ndw@nwalsh.com>
Date: Mon, 02 Jul 2007 15:52:30 -0400
To: public-xml-processing-model-wg@w3.org
Message-ID: <87k5tid1mp.fsf@nwalsh.com>
Vasil Rangelov says:
> I also suggest a new property called p:platform or something like that which
> would return a string containing different information about the environment
> the XProc implementation is running on. The exact content should be
> implementation defined for security/privacy reasons. A very typical use case
> would be implementation that has several language bindings. In this case,
> this string could contain the name of the language to which the
> implementation is bind to. It could also show OS, available RAM and CPU and
> other cheesy stuff. Most of what would be really useful for this property
> (and also what is most likely to be implemented) could also be used in
> p:product-version though, so I don't feel very strong about it.

Thoughts?

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                                          norm

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