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Re: subpipelines, Vnext and extension elements redux

From: Henry S. Thompson <ht@inf.ed.ac.uk>
Date: Wed, 19 Mar 2008 15:48:32 +0000
To: Norman Walsh <ndw@nwalsh.com>
Cc: public-xml-processing-model-wg@w3.org
Message-ID: <f5br6e6pve7.fsf@hildegard.inf.ed.ac.uk>

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Norman Walsh writes:

> I think that's where we wound up back when we decided to take
> pfx:other-compound-step out of 4.7, 
>
>   http://www.w3.org/TR/2007/WD-xproc-20070706/#p.other

A primary motivation for my lengthy re-analysis was because it
re-surfaced in the alternate draft, and is still there today [1]:

 "The presence of other compound steps is implementation-defined;
  XProc provides no standard mechanism for defining them or describing
  what they can contain."

> | Phew!
> |
> | _If_ we accept this analysis and its conclusion, I think I know what
> | 2.1 and 4.7 should look like . . .

See next message.

[1] http://www.w3.org/XML/XProc/docs/langspec.html#p.atomic
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