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Re: More notes about the standard components

From: Henry S. Thompson <ht@inf.ed.ac.uk>
Date: Wed, 28 Mar 2007 14:14:05 +0100
To: Norman Walsh <Norman.Walsh@Sun.COM>
Cc: public-xml-processing-model-wg@w3.org
Message-ID: <f5bvegltsrm.fsf@hildegard.inf.ed.ac.uk>

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Norman Walsh writes:

> / Innovimax SARL <innovimax@gmail.com> was heard to say:
> | On 3/28/07, Norman Walsh <Norman.Walsh@sun.com> wrote:
> |> I suggest that we rename 'join-sequences' to simply 'join'.
> |>
> |> I propose 'split'
> |>
> |>   <p:declare-step type="p:split">
> |>     <p:input port="source" sequence="yes"/>
> |>     <p:output port="*"/>
> |>   </p:declare-step>
> |
> | I'm a little bit doubtful about how you will use this component ?
> | You have to know in advance how many element there is in the sequence, isn'it ?
>
> Brain cramp on my part. This isn't the opposite of join, I guess.
>
> It's more like identity. It produces a copy of its input on each of its
> outputs.

To what purpose?  We can already connect as many pipes to a single
output as we choose. . .

ht
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