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[closed] Re: Scope of step names

From: Norman Walsh <ndw@nwalsh.com>
Date: Thu, 27 Sep 2007 13:10:44 -0400
To: public-xml-processing-model-wg@w3.org
Message-ID: <m2sl509gq3.fsf@nwalsh.com>
/ Richard Tobin <richard@inf.ed.ac.uk> was heard to say:
|> <step name="A">
|>   <step name="inside">...</step>
|> </step>
|> <step name="B">
|>   <step name="inside">...</step>
|> </step>
|> 
|> is allowed by the current spec, not with your change, IMHO
|
| Ok, I was misinterpreting the wording:
|
|> >   The scope of the names of the steps themselves is determined by the
|> >   environment of each step. In general, the name of a step, the names of
|> >   its sibling steps, the names of any steps that it contains directly,
|> >   the names of its ancestors, and the names of its ancestor's siblings
|> >   are all in the same scope.
|
| My interpretation was: the first inside is in the same scope as A, the
| second is in the same scope as B, and A and B are in the same scope,
| so by transitivity the two insides are in the same scope.  I suggest
| changing "in the same scope" to "in a common scope".

That seems fine to me. Fixed.

                                        Be seeing you,
                                          norm

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