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Re: Proposed dynamic error: a select that doesn't select nodes

From: Jeni Tennison <jeni@jenitennison.com>
Date: Fri, 01 Jun 2007 22:33:43 +0100
Message-ID: <466090B7.90102@jenitennison.com>
To: public-xml-processing-model-wg@w3.org

Norman Walsh wrote:
> / "Innovimax SARL" <innovimax@gmail.com> was heard to say:
> | I also agree that
> |
> |   <p:input select="3 + 2">
> |     <p:empty/>
> |   </p:input>
> |
> | should raise a dynamic error and even a static one because *IT WOULD
> | NEVER SELECT A NODE SET* whatever the input
> 
> I agree that it's an error that can be detected statically, but do we
> want to insist that implementations MUST detect it statically?

No: make it a dynamic error that implementations MAY detect statically, 
I think.

Jeni
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