Bug 21004 - [XPROC10] Errors in 5.7.1 p:variable
Summary: [XPROC10] Errors in 5.7.1 p:variable
Status: ASSIGNED
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Product: XML Processing Model
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Pipeline language (show other bugs)
Version: unspecified
Hardware: PC Windows NT
: P2 normal
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Assignee: Norman Walsh
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Reported: 2013-02-15 08:42 UTC by Tim Mills
Modified: 2014-02-19 12:40 UTC (History)
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Description Tim Mills 2013-02-15 08:42:12 UTC
It is stated in section 5.7.1 p:variable that:

"The variable's value is specified with a select attribute. The select 
attribute must be specified. The content of the select attribute is an 
XPath expression which will be evaluated to provide the value of the 
variable."

The section then goes with statements such as "If a select expression is 
given...".  Since the select attribute is mandatory, the select 
expression must necessarily have been given.
Comment 1 Norman Walsh 2014-02-19 10:57:58 UTC
Agreed. The text that suggests that the expression may not be given is an editorial error.
Comment 2 Tim Mills 2014-02-19 12:40:18 UTC
Thanks.