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Re: Revised parameters proposal

From: Alessandro Vernet <avernet@orbeon.com>
Date: Thu, 7 Jun 2007 12:28:54 +0200
Message-ID: <4828ceec0706070328h88ac4d4n78647bce79c3c0f7@mail.gmail.com>
To: public-xml-processing-model-wg <public-xml-processing-model-wg@w3.org>

On 6/6/07, Norman Walsh <ndw@nwalsh.com> wrote:
> 4. One case that we expect to be common is that a pipeline has no
>    explicit parameters but that user-specified top-level
>    parameters should be passed to steps.

I don't think it is a good idea for the pipeline engine to hand on by
default parameters passed to the pipeline to components called in the
pipeline. This may permit someone calling a pipeline to pass
parameters that influence components called by the pipeline in a way
that is not intended by the pipeline author, potentially posing a
security risk.

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