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Re: for-each XPath sequence item, new V2 requirement ?

From: Norman Walsh <ndw@nwalsh.com>
Date: Mon, 26 Aug 2013 07:11:17 -0700
To: XProc Dev <xproc-dev@w3.org>
Message-ID: <m2mwo4y22i.fsf@nwalsh.com>
Romain Deltour <rdeltour@gmail.com> writes:
> In other words, what I'm thinking is allowing any XDM sequence as
> the iteration source of p:for-each (assuming vNext targets XPath
> 2.0):
>  - if an item is a document node, pass it as-is to its sub pipeline
>  - if an item is an element, pass it wrapped in a document
>  - in any other cases, pass its string value as a `c:result` document
> Thoughts ?

I think we will be allowing any XDM value, we'll have work out what it
means in cases like this. Your proposal seems reasonable at first glance.

                                        Be seeing you,

Norman Walsh
Lead Engineer
MarkLogic Corporation
Phone: +1 512 761 6676

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