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Clarifications to p:try/p:catch/p:finally #558

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ndw opened this Issue Oct 15, 2018 · 1 comment

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ndw commented Oct 15, 2018

In the course of reviewing a PR (xproc/3.0-test-suite#86), @xml-project and I wound up in a conversation about outputs on p:finally. We both recall some discussion of disallowing outputs, but that seems like a bad idea (to me, today). I propose:

  1. p:finally has arbitrary outputs.
  2. The names of the output ports in p:finally must be different from the names of all output ports on the p:try or any of the p:catches.
  3. p:finally can read the error port from the p:catch
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xml-project commented Oct 15, 2018

I support @ndw 's proposal.
After ready issue #128 again, we seem to have decided that last year in Aachen (see my comment from 17 Sep 2017).
Obviously I did not do the whole work, but only a part and closed the issue to soon. Sorry!

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@ndw ndw closed this in #560 Oct 15, 2018

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