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Re: an idea: ports == options

From: Romain Deltour <rdeltour@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 19 Feb 2014 17:31:08 +0100
Cc: "public-xml-processing-model-comments@w3.org Comments" <public-xml-processing-model-comments@w3.org>, XProc Dev <xproc-dev@w3.org>
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To: "Henry S. Thompson" <ht@inf.ed.ac.uk>
>  to serialize an XPath

I meant "to serialize an XDM value as an XML document”.


On 19 févr. 2014, at 17:19, Romain Deltour <rdeltour@gmail.com> wrote:

>> So, source on steps has an arbitrary XPath as value?  What about _its_
>> value?  Is it restricted to documents?  If not, is it restricted at
>> all?
> The idea would be to allow arbitrary XPath ('item()*'), yes. Some type coercion would be needed at some places, e.g. to serialize an XPath or when an actual document node is expected.
> But that’s not specific to this proposal, is it ? I would assume the same question to be asked about existing requirements #2.2 and #2.5.
> Romain.
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