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Re: No more parameter ports

From: Norman Walsh <ndw@nwalsh.com>
Date: Tue, 08 Oct 2013 17:15:29 +0100
To: XProc Dev <xproc-dev@w3.org>
Message-ID: <m2fvsb3fj2.fsf@nwalsh.com>
David Cramer <david@thingbag.net> writes:
> Would you have to specifiy every parameter in the pipeline that could
> be passed in to the step? Would you also have to specify a defaut
> value for it? Thinking of the DocBook xslts, which have many params
> with sensible defaults set, you don't want to HAVE to repeat the full
> list of allowed params and their defaults in the xpl. I suppose you
> could generate part of your pipeline from your xslts, but that's just
> moving the work and complexity to another place.

If we do nothing else, then yes, it means you'd have to name them all.
I think we might be able to manage a little something, but the heart
of the proposal is "drop this feature on the floor".

                                        Be seeing you,

Norman Walsh
Lead Engineer
MarkLogic Corporation
Phone: +1 512 761 6676

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