Re: CR draft ready for review

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Toman_Vojtech writes:

> I agree :) Personally I don't see any reason in forcing people to always
> connect something to the primary (normal or parameter) input ports of
> compound steps. They just hang there in the space, you don't have to use
> them at all.

Hold on.  What about the following [1]:

  If no binding is provided for a primary input port, the input will
  be bound to the default readable port. It is a static error
  (err:XS0032) if no binding is provided and the default readable port
  is undefined.

I think this is as it should be.  I don't want to change it now.  I do
note that we do something similar for p:variable, p:with-option and
p:with-param, but p:for-each/p:iteration-source and
p:viewport/viewport-source don't say what happens if there is no
binding and no DRP, and the discussion of XPath context specifies an
empty document or undefined in that case.  We should probably make
this all a bit more consistent.


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