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Re: towards consensus on fixup, part 2

From: Henry S. Thompson <ht@inf.ed.ac.uk>
Date: Fri, 07 Sep 2007 16:17:59 +0100
To: "Alex Milowski" <alex@milowski.org>
Cc: public-xml-processing-model-wg@w3.org
Message-ID: <f5blkbifqs8.fsf@hildegard.inf.ed.ac.uk>

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Alex Milowski writes:

> So what is the advisory going to say:

Something such as "The output of this step may require (one or more
of) [namespace fixup, xml:base fixup, xml:lang fixup] before
serialization, see section 2.6."

> That list would have to  include:
>    p:add-attribute
>    p:insert
>    p:replace
>    p:rename
>    p:wrap
>    p:unwrap
>    p:set-attributes
>    p:xslt
>    p:pack


> which is a third of our required steps.  To me, that's an admission that
> we have a problem that we don't want to solve.

The fact that we haven't spelled out the fixes in detail is not, in my
view, a bug.  Rather, it's an acknowledgement that we don't want to
adjudicate between all the methods that e.g. XSLT1.0 processors and
XInclude processors have developed for doing fixup.

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