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

From: Norman Walsh <ndw@nwalsh.com>
Date: Wed, 06 Jun 2007 13:49:41 -0400
To: public-xml-processing-model-wg@w3.org
Message-ID: <87ps49km6i.fsf@nwalsh.com>
/ ht@inf.ed.ac.uk (Henry S. Thompson) was heard to say:
| Norman Walsh writes:
|
|>   <p:parameters use-parameter-sets="#default"/>
|>
|> In my proposal, the parameters are passed around as c:parameter
|> elements in a single c:parameter*s* document.
|
| Right - my only wrinkle would be to say this component produces as
| many <c:parameters set-name="..."> documents as there are parameter
| sets named in its use-parameter-sets option, on the grounds that this
| information is a) otherwise not available and b) potentially
| important.

In my revised proposal, I simplified this all away. I don't think the
p:parameters *step* gets any information about what sets contained
what parameters, so the simplest thing for it to do is output all the
parameters it actually got. Finer granularity can wait until V.next,
if ever, IMHO.

I did switch to c:parameter documents without the c:parameters
wrapper. Forcing steps to construct the wrapper seemed unnecessary, we
already deal with sequences of documents.

                                        Be seeing you,
                                          norm

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