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Re: I think p:import-schema is too big and too late for V1

From: Henry S. Thompson <ht@inf.ed.ac.uk>
Date: Fri, 25 Jul 2008 15:21:07 +0100
To: Norman Walsh <ndw@nwalsh.com>
Cc: public-xml-processing-model-wg@w3.org
Message-ID: <f5by73q3uzw.fsf@hildegard.inf.ed.ac.uk>

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Norman Walsh writes:

I'll reserve my position on the overall question, but one of your
points can be answered simply, I think:

> 3. It's even worse than that. We've agreed that the static context
> constructed by the pipeline processor is the static context made
> available to steps. We have to do this for some steps (so that they
> can evaluate expressions containing named types) so we do it for all
> steps.
> This means that an XSLT or XQuery step that does its own schema
> importing might fall over if I've imported a pipeline library that
> imports a schema, even if I'm not using that schema or any steps that
> use that schema in my pipeline.

The "static context made available to steps" is only made available
for them to use when evaluating XPath expressions passed to them as
options.  Neither the XSLT nor the XQuery step take any options whose
value is an XPath.  So no issue.

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