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Re: http-request as a filter

From: Norman Walsh <ndw@nwalsh.com>
Date: Tue, 03 Jul 2007 08:25:07 -0400
To: public-xml-processing-model-wg@w3.org
Message-ID: <87bqetbroc.fsf@nwalsh.com>
/ Alex Milowski <alex@milowski.org> was heard to say:
| In the end, anyone can write a step that acts as a filter.

Yes, and in fact, you can write it once and store it in a library,
right?

| The
| question I'm asking is
| whether or not we want some of our steps in our library to act as
| filters and remove
| the need for wrapping things in viewports in this common situation.

I think I'd rather not. We have mechanisms that allow authors to do
this with minimal inconvenience. If some steps act as filters and some
don't, that's something else for users to remember.

                                        Be seeing you,
                                          norm

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