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Re: [closed] Re: output ports of choose, try

From: Norman Walsh <ndw@nwalsh.com>
Date: Thu, 04 Oct 2007 10:45:13 -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:
| Sorry to niggle, but "a _copy_"?  I guess you're being casual, but you
| don't really want to introduce the uncertainty which that will induce
| in implementors, do you?  Why not
|  "The outputs of the p:choose are taken from the outputs . . ."


| I'm now thinking I should search for 'copy' in the spec. . .

It occurs in a few other places, some perhaps more appropriate than
others. It seems (to me, on casual inspection) that rewording to avoid
"copy" would make things less clear. But if you disagree...

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