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Re: foreign namespaces

From: James Fuller <james.fuller.2007@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 27 Aug 2008 12:24:06 +0200
Message-ID: <a0ad8ffe0808270324v9de7766h4d8cad59da47f7c7@mail.gmail.com>
To: mozer <xmlizer@gmail.com>
Cc: "Florent Georges" <fgeorges@fgeorges.org>, "Norman Walsh" <ndw@nwalsh.com>, public-xml-processing-model-comments@w3.org

On Wed, Aug 27, 2008 at 12:20 PM, mozer <xmlizer@gmail.com> wrote:
> James,
> Not really, since the *foreign element* have already the meaning of
> calling and user defined step
> Suppose we allow foreign element and the mechanism we already have :
> then when the pipeline processor encounter
> <foreign:element>
>  ...
> </foreign:element>

yes, but isnt that what declarations are for ?

e.g. that foreign element *needs* a declaration before it is be used
as as step, even if this is internally my impl refers to a std,
optional and my own external declaration (as imports).

> It won't know if :
> * this was supposed to be a call to a user defined step, that has not
> been declared
> * or if it is just a foreign element, that could be user for anything
> So having this element, has also the big advantage of allowing tools
> the detect quickly bugs

once again, I dont see the problem allowing this.

ta, Jim
Received on Wednesday, 27 August 2008 10:24:42 UTC

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