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Re: Strategic planning

From: Norman Walsh <ndw@nwalsh.com>
Date: Thu, 13 Sep 2012 07:28:37 -0700
To: public-xml-processing-model-wg@w3.org
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Norman Walsh <ndw@nwalsh.com> writes:
> At today's XProc telcon, we attempt to return to the question of our
> strategic vision for v.next. With our eyes focused on usability and
> adoption, consensus seemed to be forming around a short list:
>
> 1. Fix parameters.
> 2. Allow non-XML documents to flow through.
> 3. Consider a compact syntax.
> 4. Consider allowing implicit declarations.
> 5. Groups of new steps (as notes)

6. Drop support for XPath 1.0 based implementations
7. Allow options and variables to contain arbitrary XDM fragments, not
   only strings

                                        Be seeing you,
                                          norm

-- 
Norman Walsh
Lead Engineer
MarkLogic Corporation
Phone: +1 512 761 6676
www.marklogic.com

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