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Re: Scope of step types

From: Norman Walsh <ndw@nwalsh.com>
Date: Wed, 03 Oct 2007 13:37:17 -0400
To: public-xml-processing-model-wg@w3.org
Message-ID: <m2sl4syu9e.fsf@nwalsh.com>
/ Richard Tobin <richard@inf.ed.ac.uk> was heard to say:
|> > The step and pipeline types visible in a pipeline or library are:
|> 
|> Oops, I missed a case,
|
| And another case (I realise we may not be following this plan, but I want
| to get it stated correctly):
|
|> >  - the standard built-in types;
|> >  - any implementation-provided types;
|> >  - the types visible in any library that is imported;
|>  - the pipelines that are imported;
|> >  - the step types declared in the pipeline or library;
| - for a pipeline in a library, the types visible in the containing library
|> >  - for a pipeline, the pipeline itself;
|> >  - for a library, any pipelines defined in it.

There was some pushback on making the scope global, so I think the
next best plan is to try to get this list right.

                                        Be seeing you,
                                          norm

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Norman Walsh <ndw@nwalsh.com> | I'm not tense, I'm just terribly,
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