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Re: p:label-elements builtin

From: Norman Walsh <ndw@nwalsh.com>
Date: Thu, 06 Sep 2007 08:15:25 -0400
To: public-xml-processing-model-wg@w3.org
Message-ID: <m2r6lcuh0i.fsf@nwalsh.com>
/ Innovimax SARL <innovimax@gmail.com> was heard to say:
| On 9/6/07, Norman Walsh <ndw@nwalsh.com> wrote:
|> / Richard Tobin <richard@inf.ed.ac.uk> was heard to say:
|> | Um.  Having one implementation where you can rely on that doesn't seem
|> | very useful: people will write pipelines that work in your
|> | implementation and then find they don't work in others.  It's like
|> | relying on argument evaluation order, or how a++ + a++ comes out in a
|> | given C compiler.  If there's a need for non-duplication between
|> | documents it should either be required or there should be a switch to
|> | guarantee it.
|>
|> So what do folks think? Sequential numbers, some guarantee of global
|> uniqueness, or implementation defined?
|
| I already proposed to split the problem in two parts (with two
| different component):
| * generation
| * uniqueness checking

I'm hoping we can find a solution that doesn't require a new step.

                                        Be seeing you,
                                          norm

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