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Re: Viewport too constrained?

From: Alex Milowski <alex@milowski.org>
Date: Tue, 3 Jul 2007 07:23:06 -0700
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To: public-xml-processing-model-wg@w3.org

On 7/2/07, Norman Walsh <ndw@nwalsh.com> wrote:
> The definition of p:viewport right now is constrained so that both the
> input to the viewport and the output of each iteration of the subpipline
> within it must be exactly one document.
>
> Is there any reason to impose the second restriction?
>
> It seems to me that if the result of applying the pipeline is an empty
> sequence, that should be the same as deleting the content.
>
> If the result is a sequence of documents, that should just turn into a
> sequence of siblings.
>
> Am I missing something?

Nope.  I agree too.


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--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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