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Re: 9.9.5.1 The copy Element (for itemset)

From: C. M. Sperberg-McQueen <cmsmcq@blackmesatech.com>
Date: Thu, 21 Mar 2019 12:20:08 -0600
Cc: "C. M. Sperberg-McQueen" <cmsmcq@blackmesatech.com>, XForms <public-xformsusers@w3.org>
Message-Id: <5877AB75-AE96-4A2D-A4E8-D88B9B7CB393@blackmesatech.com>
To: Steven Pemberton <Steven.Pemberton@cwi.nl>

> On 21,Mar2019, at 8:23 AM, Steven Pemberton <Steven.Pemberton@cwi.nl> wrote:
> 
> https://www.w3.org/community/xformsusers/wiki/XForms_2.0#The_copy_Element_.28for_itemset.29
> 
> "When a copy item is selected, the template is deep copied as a child of the target node using an insert action"
> 
> We don't define what "deep copied" means; does it include attributes for instance?

If the spec uses the term ‘deep copy’, then by all that is holy, please
make sure the term is used in the same way as in the XPath, XQuery,
XSLT and related specs.  In those specs, a deep copy does copy 
attributes.

MIchael

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