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Re: defaulting

From: Richard Tobin <richard@inf.ed.ac.uk>
Date: Sat, 23 Jun 2007 00:14:00 +0100 (BST)
To: Jeni Tennison <jeni@jenitennison.com>, public-xml-processing-model-wg@w3.org
Message-Id: <20070622231400.C36912259D9@macpro.inf.ed.ac.uk>

> The other option would be to say that all inputs are bound to the 
> default readable port if they're not explicitly bound, such that
> 
> <p:pipeline>
>    <p:xslt1 />
> </p:pipeline>
> 
> accepts an XSLT stylesheet input and runs it on itself (this is actually 
> something I do quite a lot).

That would have the disadvantage of concealing the probably-common
error of forgetting about one of the inputs to a step.

-- Richard
Received on Friday, 22 June 2007 23:14:10 GMT

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