W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > public-xml-processing-model-wg@w3.org > May 2008

Re: Extensibility questions

From: Innovimax SARL <innovimax@gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 11 May 2008 23:15:12 +0200
Message-ID: <546c6c1c0805111415h5f6b2af8g4a287e7d237fd5de@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Norman Walsh" <ndw@nwalsh.com>
Cc: public-xml-processing-model-wg@w3.org

On Sun, May 11, 2008 at 11:05 PM, Norman Walsh <ndw@nwalsh.com> wrote:
> / "Innovimax SARL" <innovimax@gmail.com> was heard to say:
>
> | 1) I want to add a PROPRIETARY NON REQUIRED option to an existing xproc step ?
>  | 2) I want to add a PROPRIETARY NON REQUIRED input port to an existing
>  | xproc step ?
>  | 3) I want to add a PROPRIETARY NON REQUIRED parameter input port to an
>  | existing xproc step ?
>  | 4) I want to add a PROPRIETARY NON REQUIRED output port to an existing
>  | xproc step ?
>  |
>  | For each one, how can I do that, and if I can't which error is thrown ?
>
>  I don't think you can change the signature of any step in the XProc
>  namespace.
>
>
>  | Following is a an example for 1)
>  |
>  | 1) for example : p:count, with xmlns:my="http://my.site.com/ns/"
>  |
>  | a) Is this valid ?
>  | <p:count my:option="myvalue"/>
>
>  Yes, but my:option is an extension attribute, not an option.

Am I allowed to change the behaviour of step with that extension attribute ?


>
>
>  | b) ..or this ?
>  | <p:count>
>  | <p:with-option name="my:option" select="'myvalue'"/>
>  | </p:count>
>
>  Nope.

Yeah ! I do think the same, but don't see clearly where it is not
allowed in the spec ...

>
>
>  | c) ..or this ?
>  | <p:count>
>  | <p:pipeinfo>
>  | <p:with-option name="my:option" select="'myvalue'"/>
>  | </p:pipeinfo>
>  | </p:count>
>
>  That's legal. But it doesn't have any defined semantics.

Same as above, am I allowed to change the behaviour of step with that
p:pipeinfo ?


Mohamed


-- 
Innovimax SARL
Consulting, Training & XML Development
9, impasse des Orteaux
75020 Paris
Tel : +33 9 52 475787
Fax : +33 1 4356 1746
http://www.innovimax.fr
RCS Paris 488.018.631
SARL au capital de 10.000 
Received on Sunday, 11 May 2008 21:15:46 GMT

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.2.0+W3C-0.50 : Sunday, 11 May 2008 21:15:46 GMT