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Re: new draft xml proc profiles doc

From: James Fuller <jim@webcomposite.com>
Date: Thu, 15 Dec 2011 13:25:13 +0100
Message-ID: <CAEaz5msygKhzHU4mYYx8WmcqNvZ+U7UARypC1H6ApXZ62WLt0w@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Henry S. Thompson" <ht@inf.ed.ac.uk>
Cc: Norman Walsh <ndw@nwalsh.com>, public-xml-processing-model-wg@w3.org
On Thu, Dec 15, 2011 at 1:06 PM, Henry S. Thompson <ht@inf.ed.ac.uk> wrote:
> I'm not happy with this change at the beginning of the Conformance section:

>  An XML processor may conform to one or more of the profiles defined
>  in this specification, depending on feature sets provided, supported
>  specifications and faithful description of how the processor is
>  configured
>
> The point this para. was intended to convey was _just_ that one
> processor might conform to more than one profile, depending on
> configuration.  The proposed additional material just confuses things,
> in my opinion.

as the first paragraph of the conformance section I read the previous
paragraph as being incomplete, e.g. that conformance was solely based
on an XML processor configuration and thought including all 3
dependencies e.g. feature set, supported specs *and* configuration
made it unambiguous.

> I also find the new next paragraph confusing.  Could we have instead
> simply
>
>  Conformance conditions for each profile are specified in the
>  corresponding sub-section of [ref. Section 2].

sure that was the source for this para, happy to replace with what you
have suggested.

J
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