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From "Vadim Gritsenko" <>
Subject RE: FileWritingTransformer
Date Fri, 15 Feb 2002 19:00:19 GMT
> From: Jeremy Quinn []


> >Question #2: do you check if the <xfwt:write> element includes *one*
> >only *one* nested element? If not, we could end up with problems
> >on.

Wait, why such a limitation? What if you want to write few files, not
one? The result modes of the transformer might be:
 - exception in case of error,
 - <xfwt:result/> tag

> No I don't, I'll add that to my list, thanks.

Please reconsider this addition :)


> A namespace declaration for xfwt is always output to the files it
writes to.
> It was already in the Document that the file is generated from so it
> happens automatically.
> I am trying to decide if this is a good thing or not.
> In one way it is quite cute ;) a kind of signature, but in another
sense it
> is pollution, if there are no xfwt tags in the file, why the hell
should it
> declare that namespace?
> If I filter it out however, then no-one can edit files containing that
> namespace anymore.

Why do you think this? Just add a namespace when you need it later.

> Which is the right way to go do you think?

I think there is no need (and may be even harm) to have xfwt namespace
declared needlessly.


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