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Re: No more parameter ports

From: Norman Walsh <ndw@nwalsh.com>
Date: Tue, 08 Oct 2013 17:18:01 +0100
To: XProc Dev <xproc-dev@w3.org>
Message-ID: <m2bo2z3feu.fsf@nwalsh.com>
Florent Georges <fgeorges@fgeorges.org> writes:
>   I mostly agree. But still I like to be able to pass parameters
> around as a first-class object, where the set of parameters (including
> their names and the number of them) is generated in a previous step,
> and passed to a step that will actually use them in calling the step
> consuming them.

Yeah. It's not clear to me if that can be supported without having a
feature of roughly the same complexity as we have today.

>   Maybe there could be a parameter set concept that would be decoupled
> from ports?

Maybe.

                                        Be seeing you,
                                          norm

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