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Re: local functions and variables

From: Per Bothner <per@bothner.com>
Date: Tue, 16 Sep 2003 12:43:33 -0700
Message-ID: <3F6767E5.10209@bothner.com>
To: Jonathan Robie <jonathan.robie@datadirect.com>
Cc: public-qt-comments@w3.org

Jonathan Robie wrote:

> At 02:56 PM 9/16/2003, Per Bothner wrote:

>> Pity.  I think people will see the word "local" and assume it's a module
>> facility.  Not providing it may actually be confusing.
> 
> 
> Can you think of a prefix name that would be less confusing?

Well, I'm hoping you'll keep the prefix name "local", and consider
my proposal for the next revision...

>> If I implement my proposal as a Qexo-specific extension, do you think it
>> likely I might get into trouble?
>  
> I suspect it would not be conformant, because I can't think of a good 
> way to implement it as an  XQuery extension. Since we haven't yet 
> defined conformance, there's no real answer to your question yet.

Programs that make use of the extension won't be conformant of course
- but I hope a revised standard won't make them conformant but
meaning something different.
-- 
	--Per Bothner
per@bothner.com   http://per.bothner.com/
Received on Tuesday, 16 September 2003 15:40:10 UTC

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