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Re: Evaluation context

From: Erik Bruchez <ebruchez@orbeon.com>
Date: Wed, 18 Jan 2017 06:26:07 -0800
Message-ID: <CAAc0PEX_RpQ68gKovhkZtXmo2qrGNK6ygmXOpYQY8Lt5fJeu3w@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Liam R. E. Quin" <liam@w3.org>
Cc: Steven Pemberton <steven.pemberton@cwi.nl>, XForms <public-xformsusers@w3.org>
Thanks Liam, that makes sense.

On Tue, Jan 17, 2017 at 6:45 PM, Liam R. E. Quin <liam@w3.org> wrote:

> On Tue, 2017-01-17 at 16:50 -0800, Erik Bruchez wrote:
> >
> [...]
> > It would be nice in XForms if we had the same:
> >
> >     <xf:repeat ref="E1">
> >       ... evaluation of E2 using `size(), `position()`, and `last()`
> > works
> > ...
> Note (from the peanut gallery) - the order of evaluation is not defined
> in XPath and XSLT - they are not loops but definitions of mappings from
> input ot output.
>
> Similarly in XPath 3,
>     for $i in 1 to 10 return $i * 3
> could be evaluated in parallel (although I doubt any implementation
> would for something this simple, they actually do for more complex
> things).
>
> Liam
>
>
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