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Re: p:input vs. p:parameter-input

From: Norman Walsh <ndw@nwalsh.com>
Date: Thu, 21 Jun 2007 07:29:25 -0400
To: public-xml-processing-model-wg@w3.org
Message-ID: <87bqf9r1ey.fsf@nwalsh.com>
/ ht@inf.ed.ac.uk (Henry S. Thompson) was heard to say:
| Norman Walsh writes:
|> * Users should be required to indicate that a particular input port is
|>   only for parameters on the p:declare-step (and on p:pipelines that
|>   they write).
|> * Users should be forbidden from indicating that a particular input
|>   port is only for parameters on the "call" to the step. In other
|>   words, p:input should be used exclusively for both.
|> And
|> * I think we should use paramters="yes|no" to indicate whether or not
|>   a particular input port is only for parameters.
| I can live with all this -- I note that the combination of the last
| two means in practice that 'parameters' is not allowed on the "call"
| to a step.

I don't follow. If the step being called has a parameter input, then
they can use it, they simply use p:input to do so.

                                        Be seeing you,

Norman Walsh <ndw@nwalsh.com> | Everything should be made as simple as
http://nwalsh.com/            | possible, but no simpler.

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