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[closed] Re: No path specified in p:directory-list

From: Norman Walsh <ndw@nwalsh.com>
Date: Thu, 13 Nov 2008 13:15:22 -0500
To: public-xml-processing-model-comments@w3.org
Message-ID: <m2bpwjo5l1.fsf@nwalsh.com>
Toman_Vojtech@emc.com writes:

> The text for p:directory-list says that if the 'path' option is not
> specified, the base URI of the p:directory-list is used. But right in
> the next paragraph, it says that it is a dynamic error if the absolute
> path does not identify a directory. 
> So, if you don't specify 'path', it will be (typically) set to something
> like ".../my-pipeline.xpl" which will cause the step to fail.
> Is this intentional? If so, why don't we just say that it is a dynamic
> error if the 'path' option is not specified? Or even better, why not
> make 'path' required on p:directory-list?

The WG considered this issue and decided to resolve it by making the
path option required.

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