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Re: Parameter issue: parameters-as-documents or specialised handling

From: Jeni Tennison <jeni@jenitennison.com>
Date: Wed, 06 Jun 2007 16:02:59 +0100
Message-ID: <4666CCA3.5060303@jenitennison.com>
To: public-xml-processing-model-wg@w3.org

Henry S. Thompson wrote:
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> Jeni Tennison writes:
>>   1. Those that expose and pass parameters as (sequences of) documents,
>>      which are then amenable to manipulation in the same way as other
>>      documents.
>>   2. Those that provide specialised mechanisms for handling parameters,
>>      such as <p:parameter-set>.
> I think this opposition is misleading at best.  Most (all?) the
> proposals on the table provide for parameter setting via (sequences
> of) documents -- the question is whether that's the _only_ mechanism,
> or not.  I think doing that makes the simple cases overly complicated.

I can't see anything in Norm's proposal that *exposes* the parameters 
passed to a pipeline as a (sequence of) documents?

Jeni Tennison
Received on Wednesday, 6 June 2007 15:03:18 UTC

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