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Re: XProc Minutes for Technical Plenary f2f, 8/9 Nov 2007

From: Richard Tobin <richard@inf.ed.ac.uk>
Date: Thu, 15 Nov 2007 15:46:52 +0000 (GMT)
To: ht@inf.ed.ac.uk (Henry S. Thompson), Norman Walsh <ndw@nwalsh.com>
Cc: public-xml-processing-model-wg@w3.org
Message-Id: <20071115154652.7E24B2893D1@macpro.inf.ed.ac.uk>

> > [Delete this:]
> >   If a compound step has no declared outputs and the last step in
> >   its subpipeline has an unbound primary output, then an implicit
> >   primary output port (named “result”) will be added to the
> >   compound step (and consequently the last step's primary output
> >   will be bound to it).

> I'm not at all happy losing output defaulting for _all_ compound
> steps!  That's not what we agreed at the f2f, IIRC.

We ruled that out a few weeks ago during a telcon.  It's only the
case for pipelines themselves that was still in question.

There's still the issue of giving the defaulted output an unusable
name, e.g. "!result".

-- Richard
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