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Re: Options or parameters

From: Norman Walsh <ndw@nwalsh.com>
Date: Thu, 03 May 2007 10:32:09 -0400
To: public-xml-processing-model-wg@w3.org
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/ ht@inf.ed.ac.uk (Henry S. Thompson) was heard to say:
|   3) No more parameter importing -- it likewise serves no purpose --
|      all in-scope parameters are available to a step.

I think that's too radical.

What if I have a pipeline that invokes two stylesheets. Both understand
the "foo" parameter but I explicitly do not want it set on one of them.

|   4) But preventing parameter name clashes _is_ sometimes needed, so
|      replace p:import-parameters with
|        <p:parameters from-ns="...." to-ns="...."/>

I guess I could use this trick to work around it, but it seems really

Better, I think, to make parameter passing to steps explicit.

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