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Re: Ditch value=?

From: Jeni Tennison <jeni@jenitennison.com>
Date: Wed, 19 Mar 2008 19:42:11 +0000
Message-ID: <47E16C93.4090600@jenitennison.com>
To: public-xml-processing-model-wg@w3.org

Innovimax SARL wrote:
> Just to be fair, XSLT has already this kind of thing
> xsl:number contains @value and @select : one for immediate value, the 
> other for computed value
> I don't feel much confusion there

Erm, except that both value and select hold XPath expressions, both of 
which are evaluated in different circumstances (value to give a number 
to format, select to select a node to number).

We can't claim an analogy with XSLT in how we're using value= at the 
moment. (I'm in favour of removing it.)

Jeni Tennison
Received on Wednesday, 19 March 2008 19:42:42 UTC

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