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Re: Defaulting and syntactic shortcuts

From: Innovimax SARL <innovimax@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 20 Jul 2007 23:25:28 +0200
Message-ID: <546c6c1c0707201425r7889815bp5da096705f74736@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Norman Walsh" <ndw@nwalsh.com>
Cc: public-xml-processing-model-wg@w3.org

On 7/20/07, Norman Walsh <ndw@nwalsh.com> wrote:
> / Innovimax SARL <innovimax@gmail.com> was heard to say:
> | Furthermore, I think that @select would become VERY interesting in the
> | future when we potentially would allow more that just strings....
> No matter what we allow in the future, the value of the select
> attribute will always be just a string. I don't see any future in
> which select="anyexpr" is different from value="{anyexpr}"?
> Well, not any XML future anyway :-)

That's why I spoke about that
I hope that some day we will need to make @select return anything else
than a string and we will need @select because @value would be useless

> | So, I agree AVT are nice, but I'm not in favor of making @select
> | deprecated in any way
> We agreed yesterday not to do AVTs for the Last Call draft. I suppose
> we could be persuaded by last call comments to change our minds.

I just say it was nice, not necessary !


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