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Re: Make p:http-request required?

From: Jeni Tennison <jeni@jenitennison.com>
Date: Mon, 07 May 2007 21:35:23 +0100
Message-ID: <463F8D8B.9090200@jenitennison.com>
To: public-xml-processing-model-wg@w3.org

Norman Walsh wrote:
> / Norman Walsh <ndw@nwalsh.com> was heard to say:
> | / Jeni Tennison <jeni@jenitennison.com> was heard to say:
> | | I don't really understand how p:http-request works (as in the 30th April
> | | draft). It doesn't seem to be a standard atomic step, since it has
> | | attributes that correspond to options.
> |
> | Ah. True. Those things probably ought to be options.
> 
> Oops. Brain cramp. The method, href, status-only, and override-mimetype
> *attributes* are on the ***c***:http-request element, not the step.
> 
> That element is expected to be the document element of the request
> sent on the input port.
> 
> Having p:http-request and c:http-request may be asking for trouble.

I think we should avoid using XML documents to configure a step unless 
absolutely necessary. I don't think it's necessary in this case.

Jeni
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