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Re: Validation, error reports, and printing to stderr

From: Alex Muir <alex.g.muir@gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 1 Jan 2012 14:08:59 +0000
Message-ID: <CAFtPEJavknyYPFdLOy8zGhBJ5uonuneOFffZzy+V=-oJucw5oA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Norman Walsh <ndw@nwalsh.com>
Cc: XProc Dev <xproc-dev@w3.org>
Just wondering why it's not appropriate?

On Sun, Jan 1, 2012 at 1:21 PM, Norman Walsh <ndw@nwalsh.com> wrote:
> It's not appropriate for the p:try to report errors that the p:catch
> step catches.

Brought back some thoughts...

I seem to recall when creating a pipeline system before, playing with
the concept of using a secondary xml document to record errors or
store some state information that could be used later on that I did
not want to put in the main document. So each step would have the
ability to access this document if desired.

It made handling errors a bit more powerful I think given the
information was more easily accessible by subsequent pipeline logic
and easily readable.

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