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Re: [Moderator Action] 7.2 - "abstract" and "concrete"

From: Thierry Michel <tmichel@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 3 Sep 2002 18:03:19 +0200
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To: <AndrewWatt2001@aol.com>, <www-forms@w3.org>, <www-forms-editor@w3.org>

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Subject: [Moderator Action] 7.2 - "abstract" and "concrete"


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> There is a slightly odd choice of terms in the first sentence of 7.2:
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> "Within XForms, XPath expressions reference abstract instance data (using
the
> "path" portion of XPath), instead of a concrete XML document."
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> In what sense is the instance data (as defined in the XForms Glossary)
> "abstract"?
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> By "concrete" does the WD mean "serialised"?
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> Oh, in passing, what on earth is the "path portion" of XPath? That too
seems
> a slightly odd choice of phrase. Why not just delete the parentheses and
> their content in the quote above?
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> Andrew Watt
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