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Bug 4096 - Inheritance and overriding needs to be made clearer
Summary: Inheritance and overriding needs to be made clearer
Alias: None
Product: ITS
Classification: Unclassified
Component: ITS tagset (show other bugs)
Version: CR
Hardware: PC Windows XP
: P2 normal
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Felix Sasaki
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Blocks: 4327
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Reported: 2006-12-19 04:10 UTC by Felix Sasaki
Modified: 2007-02-15 14:33 UTC (History)
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Description Felix Sasaki 2006-12-19 04:10:49 UTC
See thread at .
Current summary: is unclear about the position of linked rules in the precedence order. The difference between linked rules and external rules (if there is one) is unclear. There is the proposal of giving local, *inherited* information precedence over global rules, which may be dropped.
Comment 1 Felix Sasaki 2007-02-02 22:10:44 UTC
Resolved by the following reformulation of the list in sec. 5.4, see action item :
1.Implicit local selection in documents (ITS local attributes on a specific element)
2. Global selections in documents (using a rules element) Inside each rules element the precedence order is:
         1. Any rules inside the rules element
         2. Any rules linked via the XLink href attribute
      Note: If identical selections are defined in different rules elements within one document, the selection defined by the last takes precedence.
      Note: ITS doesn't define precedence related to rules defined or linked based on non-ITS mechanisms (such as processing instructions for linking rules).
3. Selections via defaults for data categories, see Section 6.1: Position, Defaults, Inheritance and Overriding of Data Categories