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RE: [scxml] sixth WD of SCXML is published

From: Jim Barnett <Jim.Barnett@alcatel-lucent.com>
Date: Fri, 8 Jan 2010 07:15:33 -0800
Message-ID: <E17CAD772E76C742B645BD4DC602CD81027C1523@NAHALD.us.int.genesyslab.com>
To: "Greg Beauchesne" <gbeauch1@jhu.edu>, <www-voice@w3.org>
 You're right about the intended effect of namelist.  It is shorthand
for something that could also be done with <param>.  (Note that the
syntax of the actual message that is sent will depend on the event I/O
processor, though.  The SCXML Event I/O processor and the BasicHTTP
processor will produce very different messages from the same 'namelist'.
Appendices G and H give examples.)

The statement that 'namelist' cannot occur with <param> is an error and
will be fixed in the next draft.

- Jim

-----Original Message-----
From: www-voice-request@w3.org [mailto:www-voice-request@w3.org] On
Behalf Of Greg Beauchesne
Sent: Thursday, January 07, 2010 1:52 PM
To: www-voice@w3.org
Subject: Re: [scxml] sixth WD of SCXML is published

On 1/7/2010 9:53 AM, Jim Barnett wrote:
> Greg,
> On the issue of space separated data model locations in 'namelist', we
> have decided to leave things as they are in order to maintain
> compatibility with other specs that the Voice Browser Working Group
> developed, such as CCXML. You can get a more flexible treatment of
> spaces by using <param> or <content> in place of 'namelist'.

Hmm, OK. So to be clear, then, what is the actual intended effect of 
"namelist"? Just shorthand for <param> with @name and @expr as the same 
thing? In other words, is this:

   namelist="name1 name2 name3"

the same as this:

   <param name="name1" expr="name1" />
   <param name="name2" expr="name2" />
   <param name="name3" expr="name3" />

? Or is it shorthand for <content> only?

Also, I just noticed that in 4.1.2's description for "namelist", it says

you can't specify it at the same time as <param>/<content>, whereas in 
4.1.3 it talks about what the effect is of specifying "namelist" at the 
same time as <param>. This may have lead to some of my confusion as

-- Greg

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