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Re: defaulting

From: Norman Walsh <ndw@nwalsh.com>
Date: Mon, 25 Jun 2007 09:26:22 -0400
To: public-xml-processing-model-wg@w3.org
Message-ID: <87k5tsi2rl.fsf@nwalsh.com>
/ ht@inf.ed.ac.uk (Henry S. Thompson) was heard to say:
| Richard Tobin writes:
|
|>> > 5) It _is_ an error for the _default_ output of a step to fall on the
|>> > floor.
|>
|>> If we do this, we also ought to (re-)introduce a <p:sink> step that 
|>> enables you to pipe an output nowhere.
|>
|> I agree, at least in the absence of a /dev/null URL :-)
|
| Well, I know you put a smiley there, but I wonder if it wouldn't be
| better to actually use p:store with a designated URI reference,
| e.g. #_nowhere, for this purpose. . .

Yes, it wouldn't be better :-)

                                        Be seeing you,
                                          norm

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