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Re: Pipeline Parameters by Default

From: Henry S. Thompson <ht@inf.ed.ac.uk>
Date: Fri, 08 Jun 2007 12:29:27 +0100
To: "Alex Milowski" <alex@milowski.org>
Cc: public-xml-processing-model-wg <public-xml-processing-model-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <f5btzti7kh4.fsf@hildegard.inf.ed.ac.uk>

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Alex Milowski writes:

> We had a discussion today and a straw poll about parameters to the
> pipeline and whether or not they are passed to steps by default.  I think
> this is expected behavior in the case where a user takes an XSLT
> transformation and then places it in a simple pipeline with some
> set of pre-steps like XInclude.

Right, that's the compelling case, and why I lean towards the
'inheritance is _on_ by default' position.

> I reject the argument against this because of security concern as:

I agree with this analysis.

ht
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