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

From: Norman Walsh <ndw@nwalsh.com>
Date: Tue, 05 Jun 2007 10:23:40 -0400
To: public-xml-processing-model-wg@w3.org
Message-ID: <87bqfuscnn.fsf@nwalsh.com>
/ Jeni Tennison <jeni@jenitennison.com> was heard to say:
| 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.

I much prefer that.

                                        Be seeing you,
                                          norm

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